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Hunters: Spotting the signs of African swine fever in wild pigs

Hunters who come in contact with wild pigs, dead or alive, in a country affected with African swine fever (ASF) could be spreading the disease further. While ASF is not present in Canadian wild pigs, it can spread directly to pigs through contact with contaminated clothing, hunting equipment or food.

Help reduce the risk of spreading ASF or introducing it to Canada by following these precautions:

Refer to our frequently asked questions about ASF to inform yourself about this animal disease.

Awareness toolkit

Everyone has a role to play in reducing the risk of animal diseases. Do your part by sharing this toolkit with your network. You'll find helpful videos, fact sheets, posters and images to help spread the word, not the animal disease.

Infographic: Economic impact

 Infographic: Economic impact

African swine fever poses a significant risk to the Canadian pork industry and the Canadian economy.

Preventing African swine fever from entering Canada

 Video: Preventing African swine fever from entering Canada

Dr. Jaspinder Komal, Chief Veterinary Officer for Canada, talks about monitoring the spread of African swine fever in other countries and reducing the risks associated with animal diseases.

Awareness tools from third parties

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