Category: Alert

Texas Panhandle Wildfires Information & Resources

Information & Resources Wildfires swept across eight Texas Panhandle counties on March 6-7, 2017 and continue to burn, leaving behind charred land and affecting animals and people.   We are responding and working with other state agencies and industry groups.…

Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed in Texas

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) in two horses in El Paso County. Both horses showed signs of respiratory illness, fever and nasal discharge, when evaluated by a local veterinarian. The horses tested positive for…

06-12-15 Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Update

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has confirmed one new case of Vesicular stomatitis (VS) in a horse. The premises is located in Ward County, approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton, TX. This is the first case of VS…