For more than ten years, AHI has celebrated pets by hosting a friendly, non-partisan contest to elect the Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill. Congressional judges have selected the 2019 finalists, and the public is invited to vote for their favorites. Winners will be announced on September 18 at Pet Night on Capitol Hill. VOTE HERE
Observing wildlife near our homes or in public spaces like parks can be interesting, calming, even inspiring. It helps us feel connected to nature and can provide a respite from the stress of modern life. But it’s important that humans observe and respect wildlife from afar since contact between wildlife and humans or domesticated animals […]
Pet love is global: more than half of people internationally have a pet living with them. Argentina, Mexico and Brazil have highest percentage of pet owners, followed by Russia and USA. One third of the pet-owning households in the US own a cat, and it’s easy to understand why. Cats are great for families, they […]
Dogs have a well-deserved reputation as man’s best friend – their loyalty and affection for their humans is easy to spot. And with dogs in more than 60 million households, they can easily claim status as the country’s most popular pet. But dogs are more than loveable and fun: research has found that dog owners […]
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 […]
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.