Alerts and Important Animal Health Information

Approved Humane Investigator Training

A date for the 2020 Humane Investigator Training has been set.  This class will be offered in a virtual training format on Thursday December 10th.  Please see the letter and application below for further information.  

2020 Humane Investigator Letter.docx

2020 Humane Investigator Application.pdf

NPIP Subpart E Avian Influenza Surveillance Opportunity

The Illinois Department of Agriculture, with funding assistance from the United States Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce an opportunity to increase the active surveillance for Avian Influenza (AI) in Illinois for NPIP Subpart E Participants.  Please see the letter and application below for further information.  

NPIP AI Active Surveillance 2020 Letter.pdf

NPIP AI Active Surveillance 2020 Application.pdf

COVID-19 Animal Resources

In place since April, the Bureau of Animal Health and Welfare has established a clearinghouse of information and resources for pet and livestock owners, licensees, veterinarians, local jurisdictions and other industry stakeholders impacted by COVID-19.  This site can be found here and will be updated as needed throughout response and recovery.