The U.S. animal health industry is a global leader

Animal health is among the most innovative industries in the country, and strong demand for U.S. products in foreign markets led to more than $2.5 billion in animal health exports in 2021. This production supports 4,366 direct jobs, which is 18.1% of all animal health manufacturing jobs. While the U.S. manufacturing sector experiences trade deficits, […]

Parasites are an on-going issue for pets

Pet owners should remain vigilant to the threat of fleas, ticks, and worms in their pets. Some of these pests can be transferred to people, so controlling them is a matter of household health, not just pet care.

Options for Flea & Tick Care

Oral parasiticides that control fleas and ticks are a simple and effective way to prevent parasites from getting comfortable on your pet and in your home.

Love Your Pet? See Your Vet!

Preventative care keeps pets healthy and improves their quality and length of life. It can also save pet owners money in the long run. Pets are skilled at hiding discomfort and pain, so don’t wait until they show signs of sickness or injury. Check out these tips for improving pet health while saving money.

Pets as Congressional PAW-LICY Advisors

Congressional pets have long skittered the halls of the House and Senate, but more and more, they’re becoming unofficial staffers.    

Socialize Your Pet

Everyone’s happier when pets are comfortable in a wide variety of situations: meeting new people, going new places, being exposed to different sounds. Your veterinarian has tips that can help.

Changes to flea & tick care

The top reason pet owners visit the veterinarian is their animal’s itchy skin, and fleas and ticks are often the culprit. Unfortunately, parasites are spreading more quickly due to climate change, which is why the animal health industry is investing in innovative parasite control treatments. Learn more.

A Commitment for Life

Selecting the pet that’s best for your lifestyle is the first step in responsible pet ownership. If you already have a pet, your veterinarian can help you better understand your pet’s needs.  Learn what to consider when selecting a pet.

The big brain benefits of having a dog

We all know pets improve our lives, but it’s more than a feeling, it’s a scientific fact. Dogs can reduce stress, increase brain activity, and even improve teamwork. Read more here.

How much do you spend on your pet?

Pet owners rely on routine veterinary care and animal health products to keep their pets healthy and prevent diseases like rabies and avoid fleas and ticks. Over the 15-year average lifetime of a pet, health care expenditures like medications, parasite control, vaccinations, checkups, and dental care are estimated to be at least $8,010 for a […]