The largest and most sophisticated team of its kind in the country, the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET)
provides medical support to urban search-and-rescue teams and resident animals in response to natural
and manmade disasters at the request of the Texas A&M Task Force or county jurisdictions,
while training future Aggie Veterinarians in emergency preparedness and response.


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We are dedicated to “serving our state and nation every day” by developing cutting-edge emergency management education,
research that advances the field of emergency response, and building on the legacy of service that is
at the heart of Texas A&M University and the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS).

Be Prepared

Preparedness is at the heart of our team’s educational outreach—both in the classroom and in communities.
Learn more about disaster planning.

Vet team member with horse
vet team member with support van
Vet team members with horse

Give to the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team

Working together, trained faculty and staff serve on deployable response teams in and out of the classroom as the VET.
Our team prepares veterinary professionals and students to participate in emergency response efforts at local, state, and federal levels.

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) Director trains students during a deployment in how to support an affected cow

Support the VET

Option 1: Donate online.

Option 2: Contact the VMBS Office of Development.

Phone: 979.845.9043 | Fax: 979.845.5088