Emergency Response

Animal Health Emergency Training Tools and Resources

The CFSPH works with state, national, and international animal health agencies to develop resources and training materials to prepare for, respond to, and recover from animal health emergencies at the local, state, national, and international level.


Animal Disease Emergency Local Preparedness and Response Toolkit – funded by Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management

All-Hazards Preparedness Planning Resources for Individuals, Farms, and Businesses in the Rural Midwest - funded by Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

Animal Disease Emergency Best Practices - funded by USDA Animal Care and organized by National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs


Just-In-Time Training Resources for Responders to Animal Health Emergencies – funded by Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture Facilitated Discussion Materials – funded by Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture


Compendium of Veterinary Vaccines for Transboundary Diseases – funded by USDA-APHIS

Animal Disease Information in Spanish – funded by USDA-APHIS and USDA-FAS

Animal Disease Information in Thai


Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan (FAD PReP)/National Animal Health Emergency Management System (NAHEMS)– funded by USDA-APHIS

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Resources

National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (NAHERC) Training – funded by USDA-APHIS

Agriculture Business Continuity – funded by USDA-APHIS-VS

Intro to Animal Care Emergency Management Course – funded by USDA-APHIS

  • Audience: USDA Animal Care employees and individuals involved in animal emergency management roles related to pets