The Texas Animal Health Commission has released a report titled "NAIS – Setting the Record Straight." The paper addresses common misconceptions about the National Animal Identification System and its three components – premises identification, animal identification and animal tracking. In a Q&A section, the paper offers information to dispel common concerns about the program, such as whether pet owners or hobby farmers who raise small numbers of livestock for their own food will need to individually identify them. For the complete document, follow this link.