Pet owners rely on routine veterinary care and animal health products to keep their pets healthy and prevent diseases like rabies and avoid fleas and ticks. Over the 15-year average lifetime of a pet, health care expenditures like medications, parasite control, vaccinations, checkups, and dental care are estimated to be at least $8,010 for a dog and $5,610 for a cat. Learn more about spending on pets.
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.