Pets are living longer

Pet life expectancy has increased. Each pet is different, but researchers have identified the key factors that are driving the overall increase in pets’ life expectancy. Read more from Health for Animals.

Animal health connects public health, food safety, and sustainability

The animal health industry is committed to developing therapies that reduce animal suffering and improve animal well-being, but we need a more flexible, efficient, and productive regulatory review process that includes recognition of data that is submitted to other competent regulatory agencies around the world. The high cost and extended time required to gain approvals […]

Promising alternatives to antibiotics are on the horizon

  Antibiotics are the cornerstone of modern medicine and public health, offering protection against infectious disease. New compounds that offer a novel way to target bacteria without using antibiotics are among the most valuable potential innovations in the animal health sector. Learn more here.

Can dogs see in the dark?

It’s not your imagination: dogs can spot things in the dark more easily than humans. Dog eyes are different from human eyes in many ways, including special adaptations that allow them to see better at night. Learn about canine eyesight and their “night vision”.

New report details growth of animal health industry

A new study from NDP Analytics, The Economic and Social Contributions of the Animal Health Industry, details the growth of the animal health industry over the past three years and documents the value of the companies that produce animal medicines. As other industries struggled because of COVID-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions, the animal health […]

Why is my cat shaking its head?

Why is my cat shaking its head? It’s normal for cats to shake their heads, but frequent head shaking could indicate an underlying health issue. From ear infections to mites to polyps, your veterinarian can help identify the cause of frequent head shakes. Learn more about causes and treatment options.

A Guide to Dog Body Language

Most dog owners can tell their pup is happy when they wag their tail or scared when they tremble. But your dog’s movements provide many more clues. Learn more about the nonverbal signs dogs use to communicate.

Holiday Safety for Pets

The very things we love the most about holidays can be hazardous to our pets. The food, the decorations, and the toys could land you in the veterinary emergency room. Take steps to keep your pets safe this holiday season.

Investing in Cures for Foot Disease in Horses

On National Horse Day, we celebrate the timeless connection between horses and humans. Majestic, strong, and expressive, horses have existed side by side with humans for centuries. Caretakers of these hard-working animals know laminitis, a painful disease that affects a horse’s feet, can mean prolonged, expensive treatment with no guarantee of a return to health. […]

Providing Veterinarians With Essential Tools

Animals rely on us to protect them from threats of disease and safeguard their wellbeing. Around the world, veterinarians are essential workers who help pet owners and livestock producers keep animals healthy, which in turn helps keep humans healthy. AHI members strive to provide veterinarians the tools they need to keep animals healthy.