With lungs almost twice the size of cattle lungs, horses have extremely large respiratory reserves. Unfortunately, horses are also susceptible to respiratory diseases that fall under the spectrum of equine asthma, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway disease (IAD). Environmental factors such as pollen, poor air quality, and organic dust can irritate […]
It’s true, small dogs behave very differently than large dogs. But why? Experts explain.
As animals become increasingly 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 […]
It may seem counter-intuitive, but pet ownership can reduce food allergies in children. Learn why.
Want to get your cat’s attention, but your cat’s not having it? You may need to work on your audio and visual cues.
The total economic impact of the animal health industry includes the direct contributions of animal health manufacturers that operate in the U.S. plus activity generated by industries that rely on healthy animals, such as animal production, meat and dairy manufacturing, veterinary services, and pet services.
Pets contribute positively to public health, and research indicates that pet ownership saves the U.S. healthcare system about $22.7 billion annually.
The factors that boost dog health and longevity aren’t that different from those that benefit humans. Just like us, dogs with better social companionship, lower weight, and more physical activity lead longer, healthier lives.
Our pets are like family, so naturally we want to include them in one of the most fun holidays of the year, right? Depending on your pet, Halloween can be overwhelming or present too many opportunities for mischief. Avoid the drama by checking out these simple tips to keep your pet safe and healthy.
Our pets show us unconditional love and support, and they can also be good for our health, especially as we age. The emotional support and activity involved with caring for a pet can lower stress and improve heart health in seniors.
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.