Click here to learn more about the Texas Fever Tick Eradication Program

Our mission is:

  • to protect the animal industry from, and/or mitigate the effects of domestic, foreign and emerging diseases;
  • to increase the marketability of Texas livestock commodities at the state, national and international level;
  • to promote and ensure animal health and productivity;
  • to protect human health from animal diseases and conditions that are transmissible to people; and,
  • to prepare for and respond to emergency situations involving animals by conducting agency business in a responsive, cooperative and transparent manner.

In the News

  • May 15: New CWD Case Discovered at Fifth Captive Deer Breeding Faciliy in Medina County, click here to learn more.
  • May 19: Last day to submit Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program applications,learn more.
  • Are you prepared for a hurricane? Click here to learn how you can plan ahead.