Veterinarians do more than help keep our companion animals healthy and happy, they also play a vital role in ensuring our food supply is safe. Veterinarians protect the health and welfare of animals that produce meat, eggs, milk, and other proteins. They are involved in the surveillance, prevention, control, and treatment of diseases that threaten […]
Animals are instrumental to disabled people for comfort, support, and empowerment. The skill pets have to console their humans in vulnerable moments, guide in moments of discomfort, and encourage in instances of defeat has been proven countless times. Having a pet has numerous health benefits according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Animals help […]
Remote monitoring such as cameras, microphones, and sensors can produce accurate, real-time data about animal wellbeing. This surveillance can be applied to livestock pens without the need for additional staff. For pets, smart collars enable owners to continuously monitor health data that can be used to optimize care. Learn more here.
From warding off diseases to treating injuries to ensuring milk, eggs, and meat are safe for people to eat, veterinarians help animals and people every day. Read more for a day in the life of a livestock veterinarian.
In veterinary practice, I had a front seat to the variety of people’s reactions to creepy crawly things I’d find on their pets. Ticks were a prime example. While some veteran animal caretakers would hardly bat an eye at fat bloated ticks covering their dog, others would become apoplectic at the site of a single […]
The digital technology in smart tags and sensors enables earlier diagnostics and targeted treatments, potentially restricting illnesses to single animals before they spread throughout herds. These devices can also provide consistent, real-time evaluation of livestock. Learn more here.
We all know the relationship between pets and their people provides countess benefits, but did you know that pets can connect people to each other? Read on for more about how the presence of pets build trust between people.
We are excited to announce that the AHI Board of Directors today elected Tim Bettington as the new Chairman of the Board. Bettington is executive vice president and president, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience for Zoetis. A native of Australia, Bettington brings a deep background in animal health with more than 20 years of […]
Automation, greater connectivity, and more health data enables earlier diagnosis of animal disease and more accurate treatment. This allows veterinary medicine more efficiently and precisely offer individualized care to large groups of animals. Learn more here
Almost every morning when Jennalee Wilson wakes up, she is forced out of bed by her furry alarm clock, Cleo the calico cat. “I cannot get out of bed, it’s the biggest challenge of the day, but little Cleo will be sitting, and her bowl will be full, let me just state that,” Wilson said. […]
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.