Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered at Deer Breeding Facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

AUSTIN, TX – Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County. The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of… Read More Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered at Deer Breeding Facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

Animal Health

TAHC Reminds Cervid Hunters of Fever Tick Quarantine Requirements

AUSTIN, TX – As hunting season approaches, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reminds hunters in South Texas that there are additional precautions required when handling white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, black buck, axis deer, and other exotic cervids harvested on premises under fever tick quarantine. “Hunters play a critical role in protecting our state from… Read More TAHC Reminds Cervid Hunters of Fever Tick Quarantine Requirements

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Minnesota & New York Pets Positive for SARS-CoV-2

It was published on June 2, 2020 that pets in MN and NY have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. You will find the press release below as well as the updated CDC pets and COVID-19 messaging below. Minnesota Board of Animal Health Press Release: Household cat confirmed with virus that causes COVID-19 https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MNBAH/bulletins/28eac81 USDA Press Release:… Read More Minnesota & New York Pets Positive for SARS-CoV-2

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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

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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

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NexGen Hoofstock Mixture

NexGen Compounding Pharmacy is proud to announce that we are now offering a new knockdown medication that is available to ship immediately. Our Hoofstock Mixture, (MKB) is a mild sedation, great for routine knockdowns or as an emergency escape kit. NexGen’s newest sedation kit (MKB) was developed in partnership with a successful Wildlife Immobilization Veterinarian. The… Read More NexGen Hoofstock Mixture