Pet Animal Advisory Board Meeting

  • Dates: 13 – 13 Feb, 2019
  • Location: Manhattan, KS
  • Address: 1320 Research Park Dr.
  • Contact: Jeff Jones
  • Email: Jeff.Jones@ks.gov
  • How to find us: Public parking is available on the west side of the building. Please check in at the front desk when you arrive.
  • Phone: 785-564-6700

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting, and is expected to adjourn around noon.

The meeting will be held in Room 124 at the Kansas Department of Agriculture at 1320 Research Park Dr. in Manhattan.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals who have questions about the meeting should contact Jeff Jones, manager of the animal facilities inspection program, at Jeff.Jones@ks.gov for more information.

Persons who require special accommodations must make their needs known at least two days prior to the meeting.

###

WHO: Kansas Department of Agriculture, Pet Animal Advisory Board

WHAT: Regularly scheduled quarterly board meeting

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

WHERE: Room 124, Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan

Division of Animal Health

What are you looking for?

History

Through consolidation of the Livestock Sanitary Commission and the State Brand Commission in 1969, the Kansas Division of Animal Health (DAH) was created. Currently there are three programs that make up the DAH, Animal Disease Control, Animal Facilities Inspection and the Brands Program, all of which work to ensure the health and welfare of Kansas livestock and domestic animals. The DAH works in conjunction with two essential boards: the Animal Health Board and the Pet Animal Advisory Board. In 2011, the DAH joined with the Kansas Department of Agriculture, and in 2014 relocated to Manhattan, Kansas.

Special Features

Equine Disposal Guidance Document

This document highlights the options for equine carcass disposal, including composting, landfill, burial, cremation, and biocremation. This guidance document was created through a collaboration between KDA, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Kansas Horse Council, and the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

Click here to view the Equine Disposal Guidance document.

Chronic Wasting Disease Sample Collection Videos

Hunters can help ensure the safety of the meat they harvest and prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer by collecting samples from field-harvested deer and sending these samples to be tested for the disease. The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has created two videos explaining how to remove the brain stem and lymph nodes for CWD testing.

Hunters: click here to view a basic video on sample collection

Veterinarians: click here to view a detailed video on sample collection

Animal Health in the News

Annual Reports

The Division of Animal Health provides an annual report on Kansas Livestock Markets. Click on the link below to view the most recent report:

2017 Annual Livestock Market Report