Animal Health

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​Animal Health topics are an integral part of APHC’s public health mission and affect DoD personnel’s daily lives – Military Working Dogs protection during deployment, zoonotic diseases such as rabies, and animal diseases of military interest or significance such as foot and mouth disease (FMD). Animal Medicine topics also impact DoD families' daily lives, which includes animal family members.

Veterinary Treatment Facilities

Locate a Veterinary Treatment Facility by using our interactive map.

Subjects

Animal Disease and Zoonoses
Animal Disease and Zoonoses

Animal Diseases play an important role in public health. Zoonotic diseases are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans or humans to animals.

Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies
Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies

Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies contains information about topics that the US Army Veterinary Services is not directly responsible for but serves in an advisory or consultant capacity.

Veterinary Treatment Facility Operations
Veterinary Treatment Facility Operations

Army Veterinary Treatment Facilities (VTFs) provide veterinary medical care to government-owned animals and to pets owned by personnel authorized DoD medical care, in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations.

Working Animals
Working Animals

Army veterinarians and animal care specialists provide full service state-of-the-art veterinary medical care to government-owned animals and the level of care specified in the contract for contract working animals.