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  • Harris County Public Veterinary Health Harris County Public Veterinary Health

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(29.87563,-95.37445)
 

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Mission Statement

"Working in partnership with our community to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for animals and people"

Description

  • Preventing rabies in humans by enforcing rabies vaccination laws, investigating possible animal rabies cases and providing rabies vaccination services
  • Collaborating with state agencies to investigate and prevent zoonotic infections
  • Enforcing Harris County Animal Regulations, including licensing, leash law and vaccination requirements
  • Sheltering lost, abandoned and dangerous animals, coordinating adoption services for shelter animals (includes spay or neuter surgery, vaccinations, and license) and rabies vaccinations, licensing, and micro-chipping services to the public for owned companion animals
  • Presenting animal safety and pet care education to law enforcement officials, students, civic associations and employers
  • Investigating citizen complaints and concerns regarding dangerous dogs, animal bites, injured animals, free roaming animals and wildlife
  • Coordinating with partner agencies to provide care for animals and protect the public from zoonotic diseases during disasters.

Website

http://www.hcphes.org/vph

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