Veterinarians & Animal Antibiotics

Animals are vulnerable to some of the same bacterial infections as people, such as pneumonia and skin infections, and these infections can be treated with antibiotics. Just like in people, antibiotics are used in animals to treat, control, and prevent diseases, under the supervision of a medical professional. Learn more.

Animals & Vaccines

Vaccinations are a proven, safe way to help pets avoid disease and maintain overall health. Veterinarians use different vaccines to inoculate against different diseases, and not all animals are prone to the same diseases. Work with your veterinarian to determine the best vaccine regimen for your pet. More details from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

The Importance of Animal Vaccines

Pet owners, veterinarians, and farmers and ranchers are united in their desire to keep their animals healthy and reduce their suffering, and vaccines are one of the top tools for achieving this goal. Vaccines are a safe, proven way to protect animals from diseases like rabies, parvovirus, and E. coli. Watch more here.

Proper Pet Care Keeps People & Animals Healthy

Almost all dog and cat owners consider their pets to be like a part of the family. But that doesn’t mean that it’s safe to treat pets the way you would treat human household members. The CDC has important information about staying healthy around pets.

Dogs understand foreign language, brain scans show

Just like you, your dog knows when someone is speaking your native tongue or a foreign language, Hungarian researchers reported. Brain scans from 18 dogs showed that some areas of the pups’ brains lit up differently depending on whether the dog was hearing words from a familiar language or a different one, according to a […]

When it Comes to Health, We’re All Connected

    The responsible use of animal medicines to advance efforts to prevent and manage disease is an important focus for One Health. Veterinarians are essential stewards of animal health and animal medicine management. Learn more from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

One Health: Healthy Animals, Healthy People, Heathy Planet

    One Health recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals, a concept that’s become more important as we increasingly share our environment with animals. Watch more here.

Want to Walk More in the New Year? Get a Dog

Research shows that dog owners walk more than those who don’t own dogs, a health benefit that also impacts heart health and mood. Learn more.  

AHI Comment on the 2020 Antibiotics Sales Report

Each year animal health companies report to the Food and Drug Administration the amount of antibiotics sold in the United States.  The antibiotics are used to prevent, control, or treat bacterial infections in animals.  Both veterinarians and farmers rely on these products to keep animals healthy. This year’s report, which covers 2020, shows the sale […]

Tips for Traveling with Pets

As animals become increasing integrated into our daily lives, it’s not surprising that more and more people want to include their pets when they travel. To ensure your pet’s health and well-being, it’s important to research and properly prepare for potential trips with pets, including providing documentation of their latest vaccinations. Learn more from the […]