Veterinarians do more than help keep our companion animals healthy and happy, they also play a vital role in ensuring our food supply is safe. Veterinarians protect the health and welfare of animals that produce meat, eggs, milk, and other proteins. They are involved in the surveillance, prevention, control, and treatment of diseases that threaten […]
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Remote monitoring such as cameras, microphones, and sensors can produce accurate, real-time data about animal wellbeing. This surveillance can be applied to livestock pens without the need for additional staff. For pets, smart collars enable owners to continuously monitor health data that can be used to optimize care. Learn more here.
From warding off diseases to treating injuries to ensuring milk, eggs, and meat are safe for people to eat, veterinarians help animals and people every day. Read more for a day in the life of a livestock veterinarian.
The digital technology in smart tags and sensors enables earlier diagnostics and targeted treatments, potentially restricting illnesses to single animals before they spread throughout herds. These devices can also provide consistent, real-time evaluation of livestock. Learn more here.
We all know the relationship between pets and their people provides countless benefits, but did you know that pets can connect people to each other? Read on for more about how the presence of pets build trust between people.
We are excited to announce that the AHI Board of Directors today elected Tim Bettington as the new Chairman of the Board. Bettington is executive vice president and president, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience for Zoetis. A native of Australia, Bettington brings a deep background in animal health with more than 20 years of […]
Automation, greater connectivity, and more health data enables earlier diagnosis of animal disease and more accurate treatment. This allows veterinary medicine more efficiently and precisely offer individualized care to large groups of animals. Learn more here
New research dives into the nature and depth of canine memory. Take a look into what we believe dogs remember, and what we’re not so sure about.
Before they can be manufactured or marketed, animal medicines are subject to the same rigorous approval processes as human medicines. Once approved, animal medicines remain heavily regulated and are subject to strict laws that protect animals, humans, and the environment. Watch more here.
According to a new study, “…pets could buffer or have a protective effect on older adults’ cognition and we think it has to do with some of the mechanism related to stress buffering,” said Jennifer Applebaum, a doctoral candidate in sociology and National Institutes of Health predoctoral Fellow at the University of Florida. Read more.
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.