Most pet owners are tasked with giving their pets medicine at one time or another. As always, talk to your veterinarian about your pet’s health needs, and take a minute to brush up on the common types of medicines your pet might take.
The food, fun, and fireworks of July 4th can frighten our pet friends. In fact, animal shelters see an uptick in activity on July 5th because so many pets flee the crowds and noise associated with holiday celebrations. Take steps to protect your pet and prevent heartache by following these recommendations from the American Veterinary […]
If you bring your dog with you to a social setting like a park or an event with lots of people and animals, you risk exposing your dog to diseases. These diseases can come from other animals or from the environment. In some cases, the diseases can travel from dogs to people. Understand the risks, […]
The American Heart Association’s Healthy Bond for Life™ releases new survey highlighting mental and physical health benefits of pet companionship DALLAS, June 20, 2022 — Nearly all cat and dog owners rely on their pets for stress relief according to a new survey released by the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier […]
Artificial Intelligence improves the speed and accuracy of diagnostics, sometimes providing real-time results. When veterinarians can determine the probability of disease before animals get sick, animals suffer less and treatment is more economical. Learn more here.
Viruses change, bacteria change, parasites change. To help our animal friends, medicines must also change.
With lungs almost twice the size of cattle lungs, horses have extremely large respiratory reserves. Unfortunately, horses are also susceptible to respiratory diseases that fall under the spectrum of equine asthma, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway disease (IAD). Environmental factors such as pollen, poor air quality, and organic dust can irritate […]
Tools that recognize the first signs of changes in animal health help veterinarians and animal owners take quick action to address illnesses. Digital technology such as thermal cameras, sound sensors, and RFID tags track vital signs like eating, movement, rumination, temperature, and fertility across thousands of animals. A report from HealthforAnimals details the benefits of […]
Climate change has allowed parasites to spread to new regions, posing a significant threat to global livestock. New methods of flea and tick control can slow the spread of these parasites while also address challenges of parasite resistance. Learn about innovations in parasite control.
Changes in weather and climate have led to changes in how we manage parasites like fleas and ticks. Learn about the animal health industry’s efforts in this space.
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.