Healthy Animals, Healthy Planet

Did you know that when animals are healthy, it can mean lower emissions and reduced use of natural resources? As we recognize Earth Day this week, learn about the animal health industry’s support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs).

Animal Medicine Compared to Human Medicine

Animal medicines and human medicines share the same purpose, which is to prevent disease, address acute and chronic ailments, and improve quality of life. However, it’s important to go deeper into the similarities and differences between animal and human medicines. Learn more.

AHI Welcomes Compounding Guidance, Urges Enforcement

The Animal Health Institute welcomes Final Guidance for Industry #256 – Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances – and we urge the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) to exercise enforcement of this new guidance. We support animal drug compounding from approved products by the prescription of a veterinarian for an […]

AHI Congratulates the Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service on its 50th Anniversary

With its mandate to protect and preserve America’s agricultural resources, the work of the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) overlaps with AHI’s mission in meaningful ways. Healthy and profitable agriculture is critical for our food supply and economy, and we share a dedication to keeping animals healthy.   If you have a […]

Better Diagnostics Means Better Animal Care

Accurate diagnostics curb the severity of animal disease by enabling more effective treatments and reducing the need for antibiotics. Microfluid technologies can bring diagnostics to the point of care. Analyzing extremely small volumes of fluid improves the chance of early detection and reduces the cost of care. Read more.

Love Your Pet? Visit the Vet

Animals rely on us to protect them from threats of disease and safeguard their wellbeing, and veterinarians are essential to helping pet owners keep animals healthy. Learn more.

Healthy Livestock Contributes to Safe & Affordable Food

The sixth annual Feeding the Economy report found that 7% of the nation’s economy and 29% of American jobs are linked to the food and agriculture sectors, either directly or indirectly. In 2021, the food and ag sector contributed a total of $3.01 trillion to the U.S. economy and exported $182.91 billion worth of goods. […]

Stopping Diseases Before They Spread

Early diagnosis can reduce the duration and intensity of treatment needed while also protecting other livestock on the farm. In the home, this helps reduce the risk of illness transfer between pets and the surrounding people. Learn about innovations in diagnostics.

Is Your Pet the Ideal Weight?

Pets love their treats, but make sure those treats don’t add up. Helping your pet maintain a proper weight is part of keeping your pet healthy. Learn more from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

New Animal Vaccines Can Protect Animals

Vaccines have always been a cost-effective way to protect animal health, and new animal vaccines and delivery methods can prevent the need for treatment. Learn more about new vaccines here.