Healthy wild animal populations are important to British Columbians. They contribute to healthy environments, and contribute to the economy through tourism and recreational activities. Wildlife diseases may pose a risk to wildlife, as well as to the domestic animals and humans they interact with.
Learn more about
- B.C.'s Wildlife Health Program
- Wildlife Health Matters, B.C.'s approach to assessing, monitoring and sustaining wildlife health
Stay Healthy Around Wildlife
Read the complete booklet Diseases You Can Get From Wildife - A Field-guide for Hunters, Trappers, Anglers and Biologists (Western Canada) - 2011 edition booklet (PDF, 4MB)
Learn about safe field dressing (PDF)