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Vaccines

AHI members in the biologics industry continue to invest millions of dollars in the development of effective vaccines to advance the control and eradication of zoonotic disease in animals. Working closely with the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) these vaccines are licensed and made available to the animal health industry.

Learn how AHI member companies are advancing research in animal vaccines.

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Flea and Tick Products

AHI research and development companies produce medicines for animals including flea and tick spot-on products sold through veterinarians.  Millions of doses have been safely used in dogs and cats enabling pet owners to fully enjoy the companionship of their pets.

Learn how AHI member companies are driving innovation in flea and tick products.

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Pharmaceuticals

AHI member companies make a broad range of pharmaceutical products, including anti-parasitic drugs, anti-inflammatory medications, anesthetics, pain medications, antibiotics and specialized products used to manage reproductive, cardiovascular or metabolic conditions.

Learn how AHI member companies are improving animal pharmaceuticals for today and the future.

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Innovation

Innovation

Each year, AHI member companies spend 10 – 12% of their sales investing in new innovations in animal health. Scientists have developed numerous medicines that have resulted in dramatic improvements in the prevention and treatment of animal health issues, protecting both human and animal health.

Learn how AHI member companies are investing in animal health innovations.

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Latest News

Statement by the Animal Health Institute on American Academy of Pediatrics Technical Report

The technical report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics fails to recognize significant changes being made in the way antibiotics are used in food animals.  It’s important for the public and the human health community to know the Food and Drug Administration has proposed and won universal cooperation on a policy to eliminate the […]

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FDA Finalizes Veterinary Feed Directive (via Food Safety News and FDA)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule, an important piece of the agency’s overall strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. This strategy will bring the use of these drugs under veterinary supervision so that they are used only when necessary for assuring animal […]

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FDA Finalizes Veterinary Feed Directive (via Food Safety News and FDA)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule, an important piece of the agency’s overall strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. This strategy will bring the use of these drugs under veterinary supervision so that they are used only when necessary for assuring animal […]

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Animal Health Institute Statement on White House Forum for Antibiotic Stewardship

Washington, DC – Animal health companies are pleased to have the opportunity to participate in today’s White House Forum for Antibiotic Stewardship bringing together some 150 representatives from both human and animal health. Healthy animals mean healthy people, which is why the Animal Health Institute (AHI) supports a collaborative, broad-based approach to keeping animals and […]

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  […]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog […]

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  […]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog […]

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