Do These Things to Increase Your Dog’s Longevity

The factors that boost dog health and longevity aren’t that different from those that benefit humans. Just like us, dogs with better social companionship, lower weight, and more physical activity lead longer, healthier lives.

Keep Pets Safe During Halloween Fun

Our pets are like family, so naturally we want to include them in one of the most fun holidays of the year, right? Depending on your pet, Halloween can be overwhelming or present too many opportunities for mischief. Avoid the drama by checking out these simple tips to keep your pet safe and healthy.

Pet Ownership Has Health Benefits for Seniors

Our pets show us unconditional love and support, and they can also be good for our health, especially as we age. The emotional support and activity involved with caring for a pet can  lower stress and improve heart health in seniors.

Dogs Know When You’re Sick

It’s not your imagination. Your dog can be more attentive to you when you’re not feeling well. Pets receive and process changes in your voice, smell, and mood, and often, their behavior toward you changes.

Protecting Pets Protects Us

Animal health products help us care for pets, and pets help care for us. Maintaining healthy pets improves the quality of life for our animal companions, which enables pets to provide humans with emotional and physical benefits. Learn more.

Don’t Let Your Cat Eat These Foods

If you own a cat, know that certain food ingredients can cause nausea, vomiting, dehydration, and abdominal pain. Veterinarians have compiled a list that every cat owner should keep handy.

Is Your Pet Your Soulmate? It Sure Feels Like It.

  The bond between people and their pets runs so deep that 53 percent of Americans say their pets know them better than anyone else.

Congress Supports Animal Health with Passage of ADUFA

The Animal Health Institute today praised Congress for passing the reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA).  ADUFA provides the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) with supplemental industry funds in exchange for meeting agreed-upon performance goals.  Originally established in 2004, this is the fifth authorization. AHI thanks the House […]