Why the Cough, Kitty?

 Cats sometimes cough for the same reason we do – allergies, a common cold, or an obstruction in the throat. Coughing could also signify a more severe condition, so it’s important to understand what causes coughing and how to treat it.

My Dog, Myself

You and your dog may be more alike than you think. Research shows that pet owners pick pets who have the same personality as their own.  

Cats Can Smell Better Than Dogs

You read that right: cats have an exceedingly sharp sense of smell, and they can even smell better than dogs. They use their nose as a tool for receiving information, not just smelling food.

Did I Hear You Talking to Your Cat?

Do not fret, it’s not unusual to talk to your pet! Fifty-five percent of dog and cat owners say they hold conversations with their pets, and forty-eight percent of pet owners confess to telling their pets their deepest secrets.

AHI Welcomes FDA Action on Unapproved Drugs

(December 14, 2023) AHI welcomes the announcement of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) action to issue warning letters to nine manufacturers and distributors who were marketing unapproved and misbranded antimicrobial animal drugs. This action is consistent with the work done by animal drug companies and FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) to advance antimicrobial […]

Healing hooves: Equine therapy raises spirits of Veterans

Ranger and Dare are in the therapy business. Like many of their peers, they spend their days working with kids, people with disabilities and Veterans… when not eating grass and alfalfa. Ranger and Dare are American miniature horses for a North Texas non-profit that brings equine therapy to those who cannot travel to their home […]

Celebrating Veterinarians

Celebrating Veterinarians For the International Day of Veterinary Medicine, we celebrate the profession whose impact reaches far beyond caring for animals. They stop zoonotic diseases before they reach people and provide frontline care to the millions of animals on which countless people globally depend for livelihood and wellbeing.

Have you ever heard a horse cough?

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 […]