Horses & People: A Timeless Bond

Majestic, strong, and expressive, horses have existed side by side with humans for centuries. Celebrate National Horse Day and explore the human-equine connection.

Finding New Ways to Demonstrate Drug Safety

  Developing safer, quicker, and less expensive alternatives for demonstrating drug safety and efficacy can reduce the cost of product development and limit the need for live animals. Learn more here.

Faster Diagnostics Mean Healthier Animals

    Artificial Intelligence improves the speed and accuracy of diagnostics, sometimes providing real-time results. When veterinarians can determine the probability of disease before animals get sick, animals suffer less and treatment is more economical. Learn more here.

Sustainability & Animal Health

When we improve animal welfare, we also improve sustainability and reduce emissions.   Healthy animals are simply more productive, which improves the efficiency of the food system. Animals that struggle with disease require more resources to aid in their recovery, and they may never produce as much as if they had never fallen ill.   […]

Do You Have Questions about Antibiotic Use in Animals? We Have Answers

  Is it safe to use antibiotics in pets and livestock? Why are antibiotics used in animals? How is the management of antibiotics in animals different than in people? Find the answers here.

Phytogenic, or Plant-based, Feeds for Animals

Did you know that plants with anti-bacterial properties can be added to animal feed to improve immunity and protect against specific diseases? Learn more here.

Understanding Antibiotic Use in Animals

Antibiotic resistance is an important public health issue that all sectors using antibiotics must work together to address. Learn about how these important medicines are used in animals under the care of veterinarians.

Progress Toward Reducing the Need for Antibiotics

Animal health companies are ahead of schedule in delivering on commitments to address antibiotic resistance, which includes developing new vaccines. The industry has also helped train 650,000 veterinarians and invested billions in veterinary research in the past two years as part of an industry-wide strategy to help reduce the need for antibiotics, a HealthforAnimals progress […]

No, Hippos Are Not People, Too

Recently, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) claimed that a group of hippos in Columbia were the first animals to be designated as persons by a U.S. Court. Well, not so fast. As explained in an analysis by Phil Goldberg of the law firm Shook, Hardy and Bacon, the court did no such thing. Other […]

Probiotics Can Boost Animal Immunity

When added to animal feed, probiotics can prevent disease and target specific health challenges, such as mastitis in cows. Probiotics can also increase immunity, reduce gut bacteria, and help balance digestive systems. Learn more here.