AHI Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

A digital revolution in animal health is underway as new technologies are developed to predict, monitor, and diagnose animal disease.  The development of these digital technologies puts new tools in the hands of veterinarians and animal owners to help prevent illnesses and manage health conditions before they occur. These technologies have the potential to revolutionize […]

Creating a Disaster Preparedness Plan for your Pet

  If disaster strikes, our pets are even more dependent on us than usual. With their health and safety in our hands, it’s important to create a disaster preparedness plan for your pets, just as you would your family. You can start by assembling an emergency kit that includes some of the following: A carrier […]

The Benefits of Adopting Senior Pets

When considering adopting a pet, we’re naturally attracted to fluffy kittens and playful puppies, but adopting a senior pet offers unique advantages. November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month; learn more about the special rewards of senior pets.

Dad’s joy as non-verbal daughter says first words after bonding with therapy dog

A devoted dad has told of his joy when his non-verbal autistic daughter spoke for the first time after bonding with an adorable therapy pup. Steven Chilvers, 42, and his wife Dawn, 48, realised their daughter Emily wasn’t hitting her milestones at the same pace as her twin sister, Olivia. At two-and-a-half years old, Emily […]

Plattsburgh offers Wellness Week to students

With midterms coming to a close, students have found themselves stressed and stretched thin. To combat this, Kristina Moquin, a mental health counselor on campus, alongside Love on a Leash, an organization that utilizes service dogs to help others, worked together to create Wellness Week. Services that were provided included depression screenings Oct. 19 and […]

The Role of Nutrition in Animal Health

Advances in animal nutrition offer the chance to reduce the need for antibiotics, but more research is needed. Learn more here.

G-20 Summit: A One Health Approach to People, Planet, and Prosperity

This weekend, the G20 will meet to focus on three main pillars of action for global health: People, Planet and Prosperity. These interconnected pillars provide a framework to discuss the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how global resilience can be developed in anticipation of potential future health crises. AHI embraces a […]

Science Time discusses benefits of owning pets

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been celebrating all week with its programs. So it only made sense for library clerk Heather Heilman to dedicate Wednesday’s Science Time program to the topic, as well. Heilman said, “We are helping celebrate and encouraging celebrating Adopt […]

Keep Pets Safe During Halloween Fun

Our pets are like family, so naturally we want to include them in one of the most fun holidays of the year, right? Depending on your pet, Halloween can be overwhelming or present too many opportunities for mischief. Avoid the drama by checking out these simple tips to keep your pet safe and healthy.

Winners of the Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest Announced

On Thursday, Oct. 21, Animal lovers from across the Nation’s capital tuned in to learn the winner of the 13th annual Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest. Veterinarians from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) served as judges for the contest, and Rep. Schrader broke the news about the contest […]