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

Texas Animal Health Commission

A Message from Texas Animal Health Commission Regarding COVID-19

A Message from TAHC Regarding COVID-19 As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, we wanted to touch base to provide a few resources and talking points revolving around COVID-19 and animal health. We encourage you to join us in echoing the animal health messages provided by the CDC and AVMA. COVID-19 Animal Health Information To date, the… Read More A Message from Texas Animal Health Commission Regarding COVID-19

Animal Health, Chronic Wasting Disease, Featured

Exotic CWD Susceptible Species Rules & Resources for Hunters and Landowners

AUSTIN – Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is reminding Texas landowners of exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species rules for the 2019-20 hunting season. “When CWD was first discovered in far West Texas in 2012, TAHC and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) took important steps toward preventing the spread of the chronic disease… Read More Exotic CWD Susceptible Species Rules & Resources for Hunters and Landowners

Hunting

Hunting in a Fever Tick Quarantine Area Things to Know Before You Go

Hunting in a Fever Tick Quarantine Area Things to Know Before You Go Austin, TX – Hunting season has arrived and Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials are reminding hunters in South Texas that additional precautions are required when handling white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, black buck, axis deer, and other exotics located on fever tick… Read More Hunting in a Fever Tick Quarantine Area Things to Know Before You Go

Conservation, Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

Contact Your Congressman and Senators Now | Endangered Species Act

The Exotic Wildlife Association’s bill to exempt seven more species from the permitting process of the Endangered Species Act has been filed in the House of Representatives by Congressman Ted YoHo ( R ) of Florida. HR 4208, if passed, would be similar in nature to the three species bill that was passed in 2013. It would… Read More Contact Your Congressman and Senators Now | Endangered Species Act

Animal Health

Anthrax Now Totals 20 Premises in Texas | Dozens of Animals Succumb

Texas Anthrax Situational Update Austin, TX – Since the August 6, 2019 update, anthrax has been detected on one new premises in south central Crockett County and one new premises in northwest Sutton County. Anthrax has been previously confirmed in both counties this year. TAHC will discontinue weekly anthrax updates unless anthrax is confirmed in a new… Read More Anthrax Now Totals 20 Premises in Texas | Dozens of Animals Succumb

Fundraisers/Events

Congressional Fundraiser Huntsville Livestock Animal Auction

Congressional Fundraiser Huntsville Livestock Animal Auction The early bird registration for the 6th Annual Congressional Fundraiser, August 22 – 24 at the YO Ranch Hotel in Kerrville ends this Friday, August 9th. This fun filled weekend begins Thursday, August 22nd with the EWA License to Carry Class, Friday morning, August 23rd we will have our first… Read More Congressional Fundraiser Huntsville Livestock Animal Auction