Controlling parasites is more important than ever as these pests spread due to climate change. Fleas and ticks are surviving in warmer temperatures, posing a significant threat to global livestock. Regulation must keep pace with innovation and distinguish between human and animal health challenges to allow new products to reach the market. Read […]
With the advent of summer comes one of America’s favorite past times: grilling. But higher temperatures and the uneven cooking processes presented by most grills increases the chance of foodborne illness. Make sure you’re ready for the summer by brushing up on your food safety knowledge.
The use of therapy animals has become less stigmatized over the years, and can be seen more and more often in hospitals, schools, and even colleges. Community Hospice & Palliative Care, an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care that was established in 1979, has taken a forefront on the use of therapy animals […]
Accurate diagnostics curb the severity of animal disease by enabling more effective treatments and reducing the need for antibiotics. Artificial intelligence (AI) and user-friendly tools are potential game-changers for the animal health industry. AI has the ability to improve diagnostics by enabling more predictable, rapid analysis of samples that can quickly and effectively identify […]
Animal lovers should have peace of mind that the medicines used to treat animals undergo rigorous testing and require regulatory oversight that is as stringent as human medicines. Veterinarians and pharmacists are committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of their charges, including those times when therapies need to be adjusted to foster better results. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
About Animal Health Institute
The Animal Health Institute (AHI) represents the companies that develop and produce animal medicines. Our industry is a global leader whose products improve the health of nearly 10 billion companion and food-producing animals in the U.S., which results in significant economic and social benefits for Americans.