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Vaccines are critical to preventing outbreaks

As public debate around vaccinations is amplified by a measles outbreak, some veterinarians say they’ve seen more pet owners skip vaccinating animals against illnesses such as canine distemper. “The fewer animals that are getting the vaccine, the greater the likelihood that you’re going to have a firestorm if something that is that highly communicable comes […]

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Animal Healthcare Product Sales Stable in 2013

Media Contact: Ron Phillips: (202) 637-2440 Washington, D.C., January 14, 2015 – Spending by Americans on medicines used to protect the health of companion and farm animals was essentially unchanged in 2013 compared to 2012, not adjusted for inflation, according to figures released today by the Animal Health Institute. Sales for medicines for pets and […]

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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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Vaccines are critical to preventing outbreaks

As public debate around vaccinations is amplified by a measles outbreak, some veterinarians say they’ve seen more pet owners skip vaccinating animals against illnesses such as canine distemper. “The fewer animals that are getting the vaccine, the greater the likelihood that you’re going to have a firestorm if something that is that highly communicable comes […]

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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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Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed was presented at the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2011 Future Trends in Animal Agriculture Symposium, held in Washington, DC.  

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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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Ron Phillips Talks About Animal Health in the US

Ron Phillips, AHI’s Vice President for Legislative and Public Affairs, talks to Animal Pharm about the main animal health issues in the U.S., such as the availability of veterinary drugs and the use of antibiotics in farm animals. He also discusses Denmark’s position on these issues.

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