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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

Animal Health Institute Statement on NARMS Retail Meat Results

Washington, D.C. – Today’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System’s 2012 Retail Meat report is significant and welcome. It shows that antibiotics can and are being used to effectively keep food animals healthy while minimizing the potential for transfer of resistant bacteria from animals to people. Antibiotic resistant is a major health concern, and the Centers […]

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White House Unveils Plan to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs (via ABC News)

The White House announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The plan is the result of an order President Obama signed in September forming a task force on the issue. While focusing on human health, the plan also addresses animal use of antibiotics and supports FDA’s current plan of action. […]

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White House Unveils Plan to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs (via ABC News)

The White House announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The plan is the result of an order President Obama signed in September forming a task force on the issue. While focusing on human health, the plan also addresses animal use of antibiotics and supports FDA’s current plan of action. […]

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USDA to launch new equine study this spring (via Feedstuffs)

This May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will launch “Equine 2015,” NAHMS third national study of the U.S. equine industry. As with NAHMS’ 1998 and 2005 equine studies, “Equine 2015″ was designed to provide participants, industry and animal health officials with information on the nation’s equine population that will […]

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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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