Types of animal medicines

Medicines are essential for ensuring animal welfare, preventing diseases from passing between animals and humans, and protecting our food supply. Our industry’s products prevent, mitigate, and treat diseases that harm or endanger a wide range of domestic and food-producing animals. Check out what the American Veterinary Medicine Association says about animal medicines.

Do you take your dog to the dog park? Beware of parasites.

Research has found that 85% of dog parks visited in U.S. metropolitan cities had at least one dog test positive for intestinal parasites. Staying on top of your dog’s preventative care is important for fido and for you.

What it means to have a pet in childhood (hint: it’s very good).

  Parents looking to provide their children with growth and enrichment opportunities need look no further than a pet. Companionship, responsibility, social development, and emotional development are a few of the countless benefits of pets for children. Learn more.

Our Industry Keeps Animals Healthy

American households are home to almost 400 million pets, including 192 million dogs and cats. Our industry keeps them healthy.

Six ways to get more joy with your dog

These simple exercises can foster a deeper connection with your pet and improve your mental health By Stacey Colino March 9, 2024 at 11:11 a.m. EST The human-dog connection runs deep. Dogs are so tuned in to their people that they catch their human’s yawns — even if they simply hear the yawn rather than see it. “The […]


By Randy Roughton U.S. Air Force Academy Strategic Communications U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Cadet 3rd Class Nicolina Brown said she loves Go Team Therapy Crisis and Airport Dogs so much that she has a perfect answer whenever she’s late meeting friends. “I say, ‘you can’t blame me; there was a dog,’” Brown said. For 12 years, […]

Smart tags for animals can help veterinarians stop the spread of disease

  The digital technology in smart tags and sensors enable 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.

The best way to walk your dog

Walks are good for dogs and their owners, and it helps to approach walks with preparation and awareness of canine and human needs. Learn more.

Feline leukemia virus: what you need to know

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is the leading cause of illness and death in cats, and it’s highly contagious to other cats. Learn about the virus, how it’s transmitted, and how it’s treated .

Another benefit of pets: less screen time for children

Research shows that children who have pets have more physical activity, have better sleep habits, and have less screen time. Learn more.