The top reason pet owners visit the veterinarian is their animal’s itchy skin, and fleas and ticks are often the culprit. Unfortunately, parasites are spreading more quickly due to climate change, which is why the animal health industry is investing in innovative parasite control treatments. Learn more.
Antibiotic resistance is an important public health issue, which is why those that develop and administer antibiotics do so with near and long term public health in mind. If your pet is diagnosed with a disease requiring antibiotics, talk to your veterinarian about proper and responsible use of the medicine. Learn more from the Centers […]
We’ve been living with Covid-19 for about two years, and our understanding of this highly infectious disease has continuously evolved. When it comes to keeping pets safe and healthy, check out the latest from the Centers for Disease Control.
Animals are vulnerable to some of the same bacterial infections as people, such as pneumonia and skin infections, and these infections can be treated with antibiotics. Just like in people, antibiotics are used in animals to treat, control, and prevent diseases, under the supervision of a medical professional. Learn more.
Vaccinations are a proven, safe way to help pets avoid disease and maintain overall health. Veterinarians use different vaccines to inoculate against different diseases, and not all animals are prone to the same diseases. Work with your veterinarian to determine the best vaccine regimen for your pet. More details from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
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. Watch more here.
Almost all dog and cat owners consider their pets to be like a part of the family. But that doesn’t mean that it’s safe to treat pets the way you would treat human household members. The CDC has important information about staying healthy around pets.
Just like you, your dog knows when someone is speaking your native tongue or a foreign language, Hungarian researchers reported. Brain scans from 18 dogs showed that some areas of the pups’ brains lit up differently depending on whether the dog was hearing words from a familiar language or a different one, according to a […]
The responsible use of animal medicines to advance efforts to prevent and manage disease is an important focus for One Health. Veterinarians are essential stewards of animal health and animal medicine management. Learn more from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
One Health recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals, a concept that’s become more important as we increasingly share our environment with animals. Watch more here.
About Animal Health Institute
The Animal Health Institute (AHI) represents the companies that develop and produce animal medicines. Our industry is a global leader whose products improve the health of nearly 10 billion companion and food-producing animals in the U.S., which results in significant economic and social benefits for Americans.