SHORTAGE OF VETS IN THE VALLEY COULD POSE PROBLEMS FOR CATTLE FARMERS

Texas Standard - Texas’ Rio Grande Valley is home to over 200,000 food-producing animals. But it’s facing a critical veterinarian shortage. That could put animals in the region at risk for disease, which could turn into a problem for humans.

Texas Tech University is hoping to fix the problem. Texas Tech wants to build a new veterinary school in Amarillo, which would make it one of two veterinary medical schools in the state — the other being Texas A&M.

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