Entries by Betsy Thibaut-Stephenson

Progress Toward Reducing the Need for Antibiotics

Animal health companies are ahead of schedule in delivering on commitments to address antibiotic resistance, which includes developing new vaccines. The industry has also helped train 650,000 veterinarians and invested billions in veterinary research in the past two years as part of an industry-wide strategy to help reduce the need for antibiotics, a HealthforAnimals progress […]

No, Hippos Are Not People, Too

Recently, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) claimed that a group of hippos in Columbia were the first animals to be designated as persons by a U.S. Court. Well, not so fast. As explained in an analysis by Phil Goldberg of the law firm Shook, Hardy and Bacon, the court did no such thing. Other […]

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 […]