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 Task Force or county jurisdictions.

Who We Are



The VET is 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.


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Be Prepared

Preparedness is at the heart of the VET’s educational outreach, both in the classroom and in communities. Learn more about disaster planning here


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


Working together, trained faculty and staff serve on deployable response teams in and out of the classroom as the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET). VET prepares veterinary professionals and students to participate in emergency response efforts at local, state, and federal levels. Download this giving information as a PDF.


Vet member looking at a cow

How to Donate

Option 1:
Donate Online

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Option 2: Contact Our Office of Development

Phone: (979) 845-9043
Fax: (979) 845-5088

When you have made one or more contributions totaling $1,000 to any of the development initiatives at the college, you become a Mark Francis Fellow.