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75th Anniversary

Since our inception in 1941, AHI has helped create an environment that fosters robust research and development of veterinary medical innovation. Our members develop and produce the medicines that help our pets live longer, healthier lives and contribute to safe food by keeping food animals healthy.

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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

New Research Examining Link Between Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals and Antibiotic Resistance in Humans Leads to More Questions

New article in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition highlights results from a systematic review of campylobacteriosis studies Washington, DC [August 10, 2016] – As controversy continues concerning the use of antibiotics in food animals and the relationship to drug-resistant infections in humans, a team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South […]

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AHI Statement on FDA Final Rule on Antibiotic Sales Estimates

Antibiotics are a critical tool to prevent, control and treat disease in animals. They make our food supply safer and people healthier.  In doing so, they also reduce the chance of bacterial transmission from animals to humans. For more than 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of antibiotics in […]

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New Research Examining Link Between Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals and Antibiotic Resistance in Humans Leads to More Questions

New article in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition highlights results from a systematic review of campylobacteriosis studies Washington, DC [August 10, 2016] – As controversy continues concerning the use of antibiotics in food animals and the relationship to drug-resistant infections in humans, a team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South […]

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AHI Statement on FDA Final Rule on Antibiotic Sales Estimates

Antibiotics are a critical tool to prevent, control and treat disease in animals. They make our food supply safer and people healthier.  In doing so, they also reduce the chance of bacterial transmission from animals to humans. For more than 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of antibiotics in […]

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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  […]

Read more »

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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