Center for Zoonotic and Vectorborne Diseases (CZVBD)


Animal Importation and Exportation

Animal Assisted Interventions in Health Settings


National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV)

  1. Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings
  2. Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control
  3. Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infection among Humans and Pet Birds (and related materials)
  4. Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel
  5. Model Infection Control Plan for Veterinary Practices

For the compendia listed above please click here

Tick Identification Services

The Plant Protection and Weed Management Section at the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) offers a free tick identification service. The tick identification submission form is available at

Animal Bite and Non-Bite Exposures

Rodent Disease Prevention

Bats in Maryland

Raw Pet Food Diets