Pests, diseases and disorders of animals

Learn how to identify and manage a range of animal diseases and disorders.

Enter the common or scientific name below, or select the disease or disorder from the full list.

Common name Affected animals
Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease prawns; shrimp
Aflatoxicosis cattle; pigs; ducklings; turkeys; horses
African swine fever Pigs
Akabane cattle; sheep; buffalo; camels; horses; goats; dogs
Anthrax cattle; sheep; horses; goats; pigs; dogs; humans
Australian bat lyssavirus bats; flying foxes; horses; humans; dogs; cats; microbats; insectivorous bats
Avian influenza
Avian paramyxovirus pigeons; poultry; birds
Bluetongue sheep; goats; deer; cattle
Botulism cattle
Botulism in poultry
Bovine ephemeral fever cattle; buffaloes
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus cattle; goats; deer
Brucellosis pigs; cattle; horses; dogs; humans
Caprine arthritis encephalitis goats
Cat-scratch disease cats; humans
Cattle tick cattle; horses; goats; sheep; deer; camels; alpaca; vicuna; guanacos; buffaloes
Copper deficiency in ruminants ruminants; sheep; cattle; goats; buffalo; deer; camels
Cryptococcosis humans; cats; dogs; horses; cattle; sheep; ferrets; koalas
Enzootic bovine leucosis cattle; buffalo
Epizootic ulcerative syndrome fish
Equine herpesvirus horses; donkeys
Equine infectious anaemia horses
Equine influenza horses
Equine viral arteritis horses
External parasites in poultry
Foot-and-mouth disease cattle; sheep; pigs; goats; deer; camelids; buffalo; elephants
Fowl cholera
Fowl pox
Giardiasis mammals; humans; dogs; birds
Hendra virus Horses, flying foxes, dogs and humans have been infected in a natural setting
Hydatid disease dogs; dingoes; sheep; kangaroos; wallabies; pigs; wildlife
Infectious laryngotracheitis birds
Japanese encephalitis horses; pigs; cattle; sheep; goats; dogs; cats; rodents; snakes; frogs; humans
Johne's disease cattle; buffalo; sheep; goats; alpaca; llama; camels; deer
Leptospirosis cattle; pigs; sheep; dogs; horses; farm animals
Leptospirosis in pigs
Listeriosis cattle; pigs; sheep; dogs; horses; farm animals
Lumpy jaw cattle
Marek's disease
Melioidosis goats; sheep; pigs; horses; camels; alpaca and llama; rodents; humans; cattle
Neosporosis cattle; dogs; sheep; goats; deer; horses
Neurological disease in horses horses
Newcastle disease All avian species, both domestic and wild
Nipah virus humans; pigs; cats; dogs; goats; horses
Ovine brucellosis sheep
Porcine sarcoptic mange
Psittacosis birds; humans
Q fever cattle; sheep; goats; bandicoots; kangaroos; wallabies
Rabies foxes; raccoons; wolves; bats; humans; cats; sheep; pigs; horses; cattle; potentially any other mammal
Ringworm cattle; sheep; goats; horses; dogs; cats; pigs; humans
Salmonella cattle; sheep; goats; horses; dogs; cats; pigs; humans
Spotty liver
Strangles horses; donkeys; mules
Swine brucellosis
Swine influenza pigs; humans
Tetanus humans; animals; cattle; sheep; goats; pigs; horses
Transit tetany cattle
Vibriosis (Campylobacteriosis) cattle
Warts on cattle cattle
White-nose syndrome microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
Wooden tongue cattle
Worm parasites in poultry