Animal Industry Veterinarians & Inspectors

A vet wearing green scrubs and a stethoscope works with a white horse in a field.
Animal Industry Veterinarians & Inspectors
Protecting Animal Health Across New York

The Department has staff in Albany and inspectors and veterinarians located across the state. Staff are responsible for ensuring animal and public health through surveillance for animal diseases of significance to agriculture; control and eradication of infectious and contagious diseases in New York State livestock and poultry; and implementation of pre-harvest food safety measures at the farm level.