The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative is a collection of highly qualified people within a cross-Canada network of partners and collaborators dedicated to wildlife health. Our Cooperative includes internationally renowned wildlife disease diagnosticians and researchers, experts in population health, skilled educators and experienced policy advisors. The CWHC is dedicated to generating knowledge needed to assess and manage wildlife health and working with others to ensure that knowledge gets put to use in a timely fashion.


PHRN at the University of Guelph consists of researchers and experts from various academic institutions, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and poultry industry organizations, including the Poultry Industry Council, Livestock Research Innovation Corporation and the Canadian Poultry Research Council.


The University of Guelph has a strong tradition of excellence in research and education related to public health at the human-animal-environmental interface. Additionally, the university is located in close proximity to, and has close collaborative relations with numerous animal health and public health agencies and organizations. In recognition of these unique strengths, the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) was established in 2006, with the first director,Dr. Jan Sargeant, starting in June 2007



Worms & Germs Blog is an educational website coordinated by Drs. Scott Weese and Maureen Anderson of the Ontario Veterinary College‘s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses. The site was initial set up with the help of funding from City of Hamilton Public Health.




The Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation (ICCI) at the University of Guelph facilitates translational oncology research in companion animals at the OVC Mona Campbell Centre for Animal Cancer by managing clinical trials and the Companion Animal Tumour Sample Bank (CATSB). Our goals: to advance the understanding of cancer and improve treatment options to benefit both companion animal and human cancer patients.