Omnibus Bill Contains Good News for Pet Health

The Animal Health Institute is grateful that Congress has reauthorized the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA 5) by including it in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023. PRIA provides necessary resources to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). The legislation will supplement annual appropriations for OPP with additional funding from […]

A Guide to Dog Body Language

Most dog owners can tell their pup is happy when they wag their tail or scared when they tremble. But your dog’s movements provide many more clues. Learn more about the nonverbal signs dogs use to communicate.

Holiday Safety for Pets

The very things we love the most about holidays can be hazardous to our pets. The food, the decorations, and the toys could land you in the veterinary emergency room. Take steps to keep your pets safe this holiday season.

Investing in Cures for Foot Disease in Horses

On National Horse Day, we celebrate the timeless connection between horses and humans. Majestic, strong, and expressive, horses have existed side by side with humans for centuries. Caretakers of these hard-working animals know laminitis, a painful disease that affects a horse’s feet, can mean prolonged, expensive treatment with no guarantee of a return to health. […]

Providing Veterinarians With Essential Tools

Animals rely on us to protect them from threats of disease and safeguard their wellbeing. Around the world, veterinarians are essential workers who help pet owners and livestock producers keep animals healthy, which in turn helps keep humans healthy. AHI members strive to provide veterinarians the tools they need to keep animals healthy.

Easing Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

If you come home to find your dog has acted out by chewing furnishings or going to the bathroom in the house, it might be dealing with separation anxiety. Take steps to spot this anxiety, prevent it from happening, and treat it.

AHI Makes the Case for ADUFA V

At the December 7, 2022, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public meeting on the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA), AHI President and CEO Alex Mathews urged Congress to quickly enact ADUFA V, stating that the new agreement between industry and the FDA provides opportunities for improvements to the twenty year old program.  ADUFA must […]

Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

According to the 2021-2022 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, about 90.5 million homes have at least one pet. claims that there are emotional and physical benefits to owning a pet. “97% of doctors believe that there are health benefits to owning a pet.” According to  There are many emotional benefits to having a pet. Some include decreasing […]