More Pets Mean Greater Focus on Animal Health

The human population is fast-growing, but so is the number of pets and livestock worldwide, making animal health more important than ever. It is estimated that more than half of the global population has a pet at home, with dogs being the most popular pet, closely followed by cats.

Healthy Animals Are Connected to More Efficient Land Use

When animals are sick, they require more land. A global study has found significant associative relationships between disease levels, vaccination rates, and land use: When 20% of poultry globally are affected by disease each year, 8.6% more land is estimated to be necessary to maintain expected production levels. A 40% global vaccination rate for cattle […]

Do you know the signs of heart conditions in cats?

  Cats can have heart problems just like humans, but recognizing heart issues in cats can be tricky because they are good at hiding pain. Familiarize yourself with possible symptoms of common heart conditions and treatments to ensure a happy and healthy life for your cat.

Types of animal medicines

Medicines are essential for ensuring animal welfare, preventing diseases from passing between animals and humans, and protecting our food supply. Our industry’s products prevent, mitigate, and treat diseases that harm or endanger a wide range of domestic and food-producing animals. Check out what the American Veterinary Medicine Association says about animal medicines.

Do you take your dog to the dog park? Beware of parasites.

Research has found that 85% of dog parks visited in U.S. metropolitan cities had at least one dog test positive for intestinal parasites. Staying on top of your dog’s preventative care is important for fido and for you.

What it means to have a pet in childhood (hint: it’s very good).

  Parents looking to provide their children with growth and enrichment opportunities need look no further than a pet. Companionship, responsibility, social development, and emotional development are a few of the countless benefits of pets for children. Learn more.

Our Industry Keeps Animals Healthy

American households are home to almost 400 million pets, including 192 million dogs and cats. Our industry keeps them healthy.

Smart tags for animals can help veterinarians stop the spread of disease

  The digital technology in smart tags and sensors enable 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.

The best way to walk your dog

Walks are good for dogs and their owners, and it helps to approach walks with preparation and awareness of canine and human needs. Learn more.

Feline leukemia virus: what you need to know

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is the leading cause of illness and death in cats, and it’s highly contagious to other cats. Learn about the virus, how it’s transmitted, and how it’s treated .