Texas Animal Health Commission

Notice to Livestock Owners | Fever Ticks

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the United States Department of Agriculture, Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (USDA-CFTEP) have seen an increase of fever ticks confirmations outside of established quarantined areas in South Texas. “Fever ticks have been found on cattle outside of the established quarantine areas in Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim… Read More Notice to Livestock Owners | Fever Ticks

Texas Animal Health Commission

Governor Abbott Appoints Two & Reappoints Four Commissioners to TAHC

The Exotic Wildlife Association applauds the appointment of the newly appointed Commissioners of the Texas Animal Health Commission and the reappointment of EWA’s President, Tommy Oates. We look forward to working with each of these individuals in protecting the health and safety of our animals. Governor Abbott Appoints Two & Reappoints Four Commissioners to TAHC… Read More Governor Abbott Appoints Two & Reappoints Four Commissioners to TAHC

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Texans Helping Texans | Read Governor Abbott’s plant to “Open Texas”

Texans are battling a colossal challenge—an invisible enemy that has tested our lives and our livelihoods—but overcoming challenges is part of who we are as Texans. We have shown that Texas can continue our efforts to contain COVID-19 while also adhering to safe standards that will allow us to begin the process of opening this… Read More Texans Helping Texans | Read Governor Abbott’s plant to “Open Texas”

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How the African Black Rhino came back from extinction

Between 2012 and 2018, the Black Rhino population across Africa has grown at a modest annual rate of 2.5% from an estimated 4,845 to 5,630 animals in the wild, respectively. Population models predict a further slow increase over the next five years, according to IUCN’s March 2020 update. Despite their name, black rhinos aren’t actually… Read More How the African Black Rhino came back from extinction

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COVID-19: Resources for TX Animal Owners

COVID 19 Resources for Livestock & Animal Owners Dear Texas Animal Owner, The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) continues to support local, state, and federal public health officials as they respond to the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) that is causing the outbreak of respiratory illness in people worldwide. As such, the TAHC would like… Read More COVID-19: Resources for TX Animal Owners

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COVID-19 | Texas Animal Health Commission Communications Touching Base

The TAHC Comm. Dept. continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and update our animal health resources as information comes in. Since the tiger was confirmed with COVID-19 in N.Y., we have seen an uptick of interest in COVID-19 as it relates to animals. I would like to thank you all for your continued efforts in sharing… Read More COVID-19 | Texas Animal Health Commission Communications Touching Base

Exotic Wildlife Association

New EWA Office Hours & Procedures through April 30th

New EWA Office Hours & Procedures through April 30th In an effort to follow President Trump’s and Governor Abbot’s guidelines as well as those of the CDC please make note of the following changes to the Exotic Wildlife Association’s office hours. The office will remain open Monday through Friday 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. The office… Read More New EWA Office Hours & Procedures through April 30th