Report from Rachel Gagnon | Rabies Science Transfer Specialist

Wildlife Research and Monitoring Section

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

2017

 County

Raccoon

Skunk

Fox

Cat

Bovine

Total

Brant

8

0

0

0

0

8

Haldimand

6

2

0

0

0

8

Halton

8

9

0

0

0

17

Hamilton

45

19

0

1

0

65

Huron

0

1

0

0

1

2

Niagara

19

2

0

0

0

21

Perth

0

1

0

0

3

4

Waterloo

0

3

1

0

0

4

Total Fox Strain

0

5

1

0

4

10

Total Raccoon Strain

86

32

0

1

0

119

Number of DRIT tests: >3,000

Number of baits distributed: >1.1M

Number of confirmatory tests performed by CFIA (Ontario only): 138

Number of rabies positive terrestrial animals subject to virus variant typing by CFIA (Ontario only):  127