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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

AHI Statement on PEW Report on FDA Judicious Use Policy

Implementation of The Food and Drug Administration’s judicious use policy means medically important antibiotics will be used in food animals only to fight disease under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. There is no loophole. The Pew report alleging that growth promotion uses might continue is wrong. There are 82 growth promotion claims that will […]

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FDA Announces Minor Use/Minor Species (MUMS) Grant Program dates (via FDA)

The Food and Drug Administration announced the opening date for applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs intended for minor species or minor uses in major species. (Major species are horses, dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, turkeys and chickens.) Applications must be submitted electronically by January 16, 2015, through www.grants.gov. Read more […]

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AHI Statement on PEW Report on FDA Judicious Use Policy

Implementation of The Food and Drug Administration’s judicious use policy means medically important antibiotics will be used in food animals only to fight disease under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. There is no loophole. The Pew report alleging that growth promotion uses might continue is wrong. There are 82 growth promotion claims that will […]

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FDA Announces Minor Use/Minor Species (MUMS) Grant Program dates (via FDA)

The Food and Drug Administration announced the opening date for applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs intended for minor species or minor uses in major species. (Major species are horses, dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, turkeys and chickens.) Applications must be submitted electronically by January 16, 2015, through www.grants.gov. Read more […]

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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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