July 16, 2019 – AHI participated in the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine’s public meeting about alternative approaches in clinical investigations for new animal drugs. The meeting included four sessions that focused on the following topics: (1) complex adaptive and other novel investigation designs; (2) data from foreign countries; (3) real-world evidence; and (4) biomarkers […]
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There’s a reason social media is exploding with funny cat videos: Americans love their cats, and cats love to show why their worthy of our attention. More than 47 million households have cats, and cats are credited with improving their owners’ moods, moral, and sociability. Even though cats provide many benefits for their owners, both […]
We at the Animal Health Institute are not the only ones who are focused on the human-animal connection. Scientists and medical professionals at universities, in private practice, and in government agencies study, monitor, and seek to continuously increase understanding of the relationship between animal health and human health. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]
Residents in the Old Pueblo have long known how ‘pet friendly’ the city is and this newest ranking from Mars Petcare just confirms it. According to a news release from Mars Petcare, the certification, created with assistance from the Civic Design Center, honors the work by the cities to create a friendly environment for both […]
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 75% of emerging infectious diseases of people are zoonotic, or originated with animals. Besides their effects on animals, those diseases can pose a health risk to farm workers through animal contact, and potentially to the public overall, either through contact with animals or disease […]
As severe weather intensifies and rapidly approaches the Gulf Coast, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is offering lifesaving expert tips on keeping animals safe during a disaster and urging residents in the pathway of Tropical Storm Barry to include pets in their evacuation plans. Tropical Storm Barry is expected […]
U.S. ranchers have spent decades investing in ways to provide safe, affordable beef that meets consumer demands. Their efforts include antibiotic stewardship and sustainability standards, and they’re not alone. Beef producers across the world work to raise cattle in differing environments. “When it comes to sustainability, there’s no one size fits all,” Ruaraidh Petre, executive […]
An organic dog food brand has confirmed what furries have seemingly known all along: People are more than willing to show affection toward cuddly, canine-looking friends. Riley’s Organics polled dog owners across the country about their penchant for puppy PDA, and the findings indicate that the majority – however slight – are more affectionate with […]
County fair season is here and for many, it’s one of their favorite times of the year. Whether it conjures up memories of cotton candy and ferris wheels or purple banners and livestock shows, the last thing you want is to get left out of the fun by a case of influenza. Pigs may be […]
In an ongoing effort to prepare the pork industry for a potential foreign animal disease (FAD), the USDA is working on a full-function exercise that will be conducted the week of Sept. 23. The exercise will focus on a fictional outbreak of ASF and the subsequent response by federal and state authorities along with the […]
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.