Keeping Animals Healthy Supports Sustainability

Healthier animals need fewer natural resources, allowing them to provide more food, labor, fertilizer, companionship, and assistance for less feed, water, and land. Innovations in animal health can reduce the threat of disease thanks to stronger immunity, improved prevention, earlier and more specific diagnosis, and more accurate and effective treatment. Bringing these innovations to fruition […]

Dogs are helping calm some nervous NJ residents getting vaccines

Living through the COVID pandemic has produced a great deal of stress and anxiety for many New Jersey residents. One group is offering a special kind of help at New Jersey’s vaccine mega site in Edison. Michael Litterer, the director of prevention and recovery at the RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery, said through […]

Choose Wisely: How to Select the Best Pet for You

Pet ownership is a commitment for the entire life of the pet, so it’s important to select a pet that’s right for your family’s lifestyle. Even if you’ve already welcomed a pet into your home, your veterinarian can help you better understand the social and healthcare needs of your pets. Learn more from the American […]

Pets & Childhood Development

Kids and pets are a great combination, but did you know that companion animals can be more than playmates for children? Research confirms that pets can boost overall childhood development, including physical, social, emotional and cognitive aspects. Learn more from HABRI.

The Future of Animal Medicine

    Animal diseases constantly evolve and trigger ripple effects that impact animal welfare, human health, and the economy. The animal health industry is investing in innovations that will have a profound impact on our collective health and welfare, and a new report from HealthforAnimals details how innovations can help animals, people, and the plant […]

Socializing Pets is Good for Everyone

It’s Pet Week, a great time to celebrate the many ways that pets enrich our lives every day. It’s also a good time to focus on the responsibilities pet owners have to keep their pets safe and healthy, including socialization. Help your pet get comfortable in new situations by exposing it safely to a variety […]

Veterinarians ready to serve pets of military community

After a nine-month hiatus, the Redstone Arsenal Veterinary Treatment Facility is open, and the staff is working to get the word out and let people know. “We’re back. We’re up and running and we’ve got our staffing going, and we are excited to serve the community and help out the retirees and active duty personnel,” […]

Closing the Digital Divide Helps Us All

Closing the digital divide will help communities unlock and improve opportunities in health, modern food production, and overall economic growth. AHI is a proud member of the American Connection Project Policy Coalition, which is dedicated to expanding broadband access across the country. We are excited to share news of the coalition’s latest endeavor, the launch […]

One Health & Earth Day

People, animals, and the planet are all connected. As we recognize Earth Day, learn more about the concept of One Health, a global initiative that encourages collaboration across medical and environmental fields to mitigate against potential problems and identify health solutions at the nexus of people, animal, and planet.

All dogs are ‘therapy dogs’

Most researchers believe dogs are sensitive to our behaviors, body language and emotions. Many times, these four-legged therapists offer comfort when we need them the most. A few weeks ago, I was cleaning out our 7-year-old Lab Teddy’s toy basket, and when I pulled out seven tug-of-war toys I immediately slumped, then sighed and fought […]