Animals are vulnerable to some of the same bacterial infections as people, such as pneumonia and skin infections, and these infections can be treated with antibiotics. Just like in people, antibiotics are used in animals to treat, control, and prevent diseases, under the supervision of a medical professional. Learn more.
Vaccinations are a proven, safe way to help pets avoid disease and maintain overall health. Veterinarians use different vaccines to inoculate against different diseases, and not all animals are prone to the same diseases. Work with your veterinarian to determine the best vaccine regimen for your pet. More details from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Pet owners, veterinarians, and farmers and ranchers are united in their desire to keep their animals healthy and reduce their suffering, and vaccines are one of the top tools for achieving this goal. Vaccines are a safe, proven way to protect animals from diseases like rabies, parvovirus, and E. coli. Watch more here.
Almost all dog and cat owners consider their pets to be like a part of the family. But that doesn’t mean that it’s safe to treat pets the way you would treat human household members. The CDC has important information about staying healthy around pets.
The responsible use of animal medicines to advance efforts to prevent and manage disease is an important focus for One Health. Veterinarians are essential stewards of animal health and animal medicine management. Learn more from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
One Health recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals, a concept that’s become more important as we increasingly share our environment with animals. Watch more here.
Research shows that dog owners walk more than those who don’t own dogs, a health benefit that also impacts heart health and mood. Learn more.
As animals become increasing integrated into our daily lives, it’s not surprising that more and more people want to include their pets when they travel. To ensure your pet’s health and well-being, it’s important to research and properly prepare for potential trips with pets, including providing documentation of their latest vaccinations. Learn more from the […]
Majestic, strong, and expressive, horses have existed side by side with humans for centuries. Celebrate National Horse Day and explore the human-equine connection.
Developing safer, quicker, and less expensive alternatives for demonstrating drug safety and efficacy can reduce the cost of product development and limit the need for live animals. Learn more here.
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.