Hurricane Harvey Horse Relief

LOCALLY IN ELGIN:

Elgin Veterinary Hospital is a drop off location for equine disaster relief supplies! We are in need of bagged shavings, good quality square bales of coastal and alfalfa, equine senior, a 12% pelleted feed, buckets, snaps/hooks, fly spray, halters, lead ropes, and grooming supplies. If you would like to donate large quantities of hay or shavings, please call Dr. Norton at 512-285-3395 

Available to haul supplies?  We need you!!

STATE COORDINATION OF ASSISTANCE:

TEXAS EQUINE VETERINARY ASSOCIATION/ TEVA
TEVA has specified donation hubs located around the state. If you would like to donate please take feed supplies, feed, buckets, halters, shavings etc. to your nearest hub and we will get those to victims and shelters in the Houston area as soon as the water allows us to do so.  Click here for those locations

Donate here.  All proceeds will be distributed directly to horse owners affected by the flood…both now and while rebuilding.

TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is coordinating all animal supply donors & truckers to a phone bank @  979-845-7800

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
TDA is coordinating the logistics for donations of hay and feed; call 512-803-7847
Hay Hotline website – https://www.fsa.usda.gov/online-services/haynet-tipnet/index

TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION
View their website which is full of recovery information here 
To view a list of Texas animal holding facilities and shelters click here.

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Disaster Fund
is accepting online contributions here
The VET has been deployed since the day before Harvey hit and they remain on the front lines trying to cover multiple areas of need. 

If you would prefer to make your donation by check, please make it payable to the Texas A&M Foundation and write “Veterinary Emergency Disaster Fund” on the memo line. Mail it to: Development & Alumni Relations
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University 4461 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4461

Anyone wishing to provide supplies or in-kind gifts, please call 979-845-9043 or 979-324-8300.

All donations will go straight to the front line to be used in this effort now and to support this unique veterinary emergency response team.