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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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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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

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Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf

Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf   Austin, TX –Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed anthrax in one calf on a Jim Hogg County premises on June 1. This is the first anthrax case in Texas this year. The premises is located approximately 30 miles south of Hebbronville and has been quarantined.… Read More Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf

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Hunters Reminded of South Texas Fever Tick Quarantines

Hunters Reminded of South Texas  Fever Tick Quarantines This update provided by the Texas Animal Health Commission Austin, TX – Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and United States Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services (USDA-VS) officials are reminding hunters in South Texas that additional precautions are required when handling white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, black buck, axis deer,… Read More Hunters Reminded of South Texas Fever Tick Quarantines

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Texas Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinated Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

This update provided by the Texas Animal Health Commission Austin, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is encouraging owners to take precautions and vaccinate their equine to protect against the West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). As of September 1, 2017 the Texas Department of State Health Services has reported… Read More Texas Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinated Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses