The Human-Animal Bond Improves Lives During the Pandemic

We’ve all seen the stories of animals easing our stress and boosting morale during the pandemic. But this news isn’t just anecdotal in nature. Comprehensive research gives us insight into what pet owners already know: our furry and feathered friends are the frontline heroes each and every day, making a positive difference in how we […]

With pandemic restrictions, reading program for children moves online

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As pandemic restrictions came down and library branches closed their doors, the children’s department at Parkway Central Library had to move a popular reading program online. The PAWS for Reading program, which teams up young readers with furry friends, is meant to develop kids’ confidence and improve their skills. Pet therapy […]

How Vaccines Save Lives

Widespread use of immunizations has been one of the greatest public health achievements of the past century, saving countless lives and preventing suffering that can accompany illness. Humans and animals alike have benefitted from vaccines, which prevent disease outbreaks and can even eradicate illnesses that were once deadly. Learn more about the importance of vaccines […]

When it Comes to Health, We’re All Connected

One Health recognizes the intersection between the health of humans and the health of all animals – pets, livestock, and wildlife, as well as their environments. The responsible use of animal medicines to advance efforts to prevent and manage disease is an important focus for One Health. Learn more about One Health from the CDC.

Animal Vaccines & Public Health

Pet owners, veterinarians, and farmers and ranchers are united in their desire to keep their animals healthy and reduce their suffering, and vaccines are one of the top tools for achieving this goal. Vaccines are a safe, proven way to protect animals from diseases like rabies, parvovirus, and E. coli. This in turn, helps protect […]