WAFB 9: ASPCA offers tips to keep pets safe during severe tropical weather

As severe weather intensifies and rapidly approaches the Gulf Coast, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is offering lifesaving expert tips on keeping animals safe during a disaster and urging residents in the pathway of Tropical Storm Barry to include pets in their evacuation plans. Tropical Storm Barry is expected […]

FEEDSTUFFS: Global beef industry teams up on antibiotic stewardship

U.S. ranchers have spent decades investing in ways to provide safe, affordable beef that meets consumer demands. Their efforts include antibiotic stewardship and sustainability standards, and they’re not alone. Beef producers across the world work to raise cattle in differing environments. “When it comes to sustainability, there’s no one size fits all,” Ruaraidh Petre, executive […]

FOX 35: Dog owners would rather kiss a dog than their human partner, survey suggests

An organic dog food brand has confirmed what furries have seemingly known all along: People are more than willing to show affection toward cuddly, canine-looking friends. Riley’s Organics polled dog owners across the country about their penchant for puppy PDA, and the findings indicate that the majority – however slight – are more affectionate with […]

FARM JOURNAL’S PORK: 6 Ways to Protect Pigs and People at the Fair

County fair season is here and for many, it’s one of their favorite times of the year. Whether it conjures up memories of cotton candy and ferris wheels or purple banners and livestock shows, the last thing you want is to get left out of the fun by a case of influenza. Pigs may be […]

FARM JOURNAL’S PORK: USDA Plans Full-Function Foreign Animal Disease Exercise in September

In an ongoing effort to prepare the pork industry for a potential foreign animal disease (FAD), the USDA is working on a full-function exercise that will be conducted the week of Sept. 23. The exercise will focus on a fictional outbreak of ASF and the subsequent response by federal and state authorities along with the […]

AVMA: Summit explores the animal solution to social isolation

A group of public health, research, gerontology, and veterinary leaders gathered at the first Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Companion Animals Summit on May 7 in Washington, D.C., to discuss the role companion animals can play in curbing societal loneliness, which can be as harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes per day, according to research. Mars Petcare […]

AHI Statement On Article 118 Trade Letter

AHI Statement OnArticle 118 Trade Letter May 23, 2019 – Today, 19 agriculture and veterinary associations sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer urging the Administration to continue placing a high priority on combating trade barriers not based on science that reduce access to modern medicines and technologies for U.S. […]

FDA Report on Sales of Antibiotics for Use in Food Producing Animals

FDA Report on Sales of Antibiotics for Use in Food Producing Animals Washington, D.C., December 18, 2018 – Today’s antibiotic sales report from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) represents the first year of implementation of the agency’s Judicious Use Program. As part of the Judicious Use Program, the animal health industry worked cooperatively with […]

Animal Disease Preparedness In The 2018 Farm Bill

Animal Disease Preparedness In The 2018 Farm Bill Washington, D.C., December 11, 2018 – The 2018 Farm Bill conference report contains important provisions to increase our country’s preparedness to respond to foreign animal disease threats.  The establishment of a foot-and-mouth disease vaccine bank and increased funding for surveillance and diagnostic support through the National Animal […]

Animal Health Institute Announces Winners of the 10th Annual Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest

Ralph the dog, Milo the cat, and Ruby Sue the goat take home top honors Contact: Jennifer DiSiena Jennifer.DiSiena@storypartnersdc.com 516-941-6796 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – (September 6, 2018) The love of animals trumped politics tonight as members of Congress and Hill staffers from both sides of the aisle gathered to celebrate pets and learn […]