Entries by Betsy Thibaut-Stephenson

Helping Animals Stay Healthy Through Improved Diagnosis

  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 […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Animal Medicine Compounding

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. […]

Keeping Animals Healthy Supports Sustainability

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 […]

Choose Wisely: How to Select the Best Pet for You

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 […]

Pets & Childhood Development

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.

The Future of Animal Medicine

    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 […]

Socializing Pets is Good for Everyone

It’s Pet Week, a great time to celebrate the many ways that pets enrich our lives every day. It’s also a good time to focus on the responsibilities pet owners have to keep their pets safe and healthy, including socialization. Help your pet get comfortable in new situations by exposing it safely to a variety […]