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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.

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  • Veterinarians: Apply for the USDA Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program here
  • Click here to learn more about the April 19th Fever Tick Veterinary Continuing Education Webinar