Highly anticipated art show sets date

The American Paint Horse Association and Brumbaugh’s Fine Home Furnishings have partnered together to kick off the 2021 Cowgirl Gathering with a Western art show like you have never seen—introducing The Cowtown Collection! The event is designed to showcase the craftsmanship of leading Western artisans.

Equine Owners and Veterinarians Reminded to Take Steps to Prevent Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis

On July 8, 2021, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) Veterinary Services (VS) reported active cases of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE) in Mexico…. Read more »

Heading for Higher Ground?

As the state prepares for Hurricane Laura to make landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) encourages animal owners to take the necessary precautions to protect their animals and themselves from anticipated heavy rain, strong winds, and potential flash flooding.

Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Now Present in 10 Counties in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has announced that vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has now been confirmed in 10 counties in Kansas. KDA’s Division of Animal Health continues to respond to… Read more »

Notice to Livestock Owners: Cattle Fever Ticks Spreading in South Texas

“Fever ticks have been found on cattle outside of the established quarantine areas in Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Jim Hogg, and Willacy counties,” said Dr. Andy Schwartz, TAHC Executive Director. “Many of these counties had preexisting fever tick quarantine areas, but these newly identified premises are outside of those.”