Animal Health

Did you know that Colorado has a State Veterinarian?  The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Division, of which the State Veterinarian is a part, work to ensure the health and safety of livestock, horses, pets, and other domesticated animals.  Helpful information you can find on their website includes

  • Bringing pets to Colorado from other states or countries
  • Emergency preparedness and response for livestock
  • Health certificates and ear tags
  • Laws and regulations
  • Notification of disease outbreaks
  • Registering dangerous dogs 
  • Reportable livestock diseases
  • Reporting suspected animal abuse
  • Tips for keeping horses healthy at fairs and events

For further resources, search our library’s online catalog.

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