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WORLD RABIES DAY

Around the world, 60,000 people die around each year from rabies, most of them children under the age of 15. Every single one of these...

WHAT ARE ZOONOTIC DISEASES & WHY DO THEY MATTER?

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened global awareness of zoonotic diseases, which are diseases that move between animals and humans....

 
 
 

WINNERS OF THE CUTEST PETS ON CAPITOL HILL CONTEST 2022

The Animal Health Institute congratulates Louis the dog, Kit the cat, and Charlie the horse for winning the 2022 Cutest Pets on Capitol...

SAFER FOOD STARTS WITH HEALTHY ANIMALS

To prevent outbreaks of food born bacterial infections such as Salmonella and Campylobacter farmers, food processors, and consumers...

 
 
 

STRONGER COMMUNITIES START WITH PETS

Did you know that when you have a pet, it can help you strengthen your relationships with other people? And by extension, those pets...

UNDERSTANDING CANCER IN PETS CAN HELP HUMAN CANCER RESEARCH

Cancer is a leading cause of death for cats and dogs. Since domesticated cats and dogs share 85% of the same DNA as humans, and we...

 
 
 

WHO HAS THE CUTEST PET ON CAPITOL HILL?

A Vote for Pets is a Vote for a Healthy Future! Cast your vote for your favorite pet today.

WHY DO DOGS STARE AT PEOPLE?

Dog owners, have you ever wondered why your dog stares at you? Are they curious? Concerned? Attempting to impart information? Yes,...

 
 
 

DIGITAL TOOLS MEAN FASTER ANSWERS FROM YOUR VETERINARIAN

Digital Tools Mean Faster Answers From Your Veterinarian Technology that enables monitoring and diagnostics can serve as the voice...

PETS & OUR MENTAL HEALTH

Anxiety, depression, loneliness. The headlines are filled with reminders of the sad state of America's mental health. Yet animals are...

 
 
 

TWENTY PERCENT OF DOGS EXPERIENCE SOME FORM EAR DISEASE

The shape of dogs' ear canals makes them more susceptible to ear infections, which can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or ear mites....

A VOTE FOR PETS IS A VOTE FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE!

The Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest is open! Cast your vote for your favorite pet today.

 
 
 

WHY DO WE LOVE OUR PETS?

It's no secret, people love their pets. The human-animal bond is stronger than ever before, but have you every wondered why? While...

THE POWER OF COMPANION ANIMALS AND THE BENEFITS OF FOSTERING A PET

Kristen Tump found remarkable success in her emerging business career but felt something was missing. That “something” was discovered...

 
 
 

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENT EXPLORES BENEFITS OF USING POT-BELLIED PIGS IN ANIMAL THERAPY

Anastasia “Anya” Smith, a public health senior at The University of Toledo, fell in love with the two pot-bellied pigs her brother...

HEALTHY ANIMALS ARE MORE SUSTAINABLE

The health of all animals is inextricably linked to the wellbeing of people and planet. Healthier animals need fewer natural resources,...

 
 
 

THE BENEFITS OF PETS

We're happier and healthier when we're around animals-it's been scientifically proven. With 95% of dog and cat owners considering their...

ARTHRITIS IN DOGS, A PAINFUL, PROGRESSIVE CONDITION WITH NO CURE

Older dogs, large breeds, and overweight dogs are all prone to arthritis , a joint disease that results in pain, inflammation, decreased...

 
 
 

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY

If you know, you know. Proud cat owners understand the benefits of their feline companions, but in case you have your doubts, check...

FELINE ASTHMA, A PROGRESSIVE CONDITION WITH NO CURE

If your cat wheezes, coughs, or hacks, it may have asthma. Symptoms can vary in intensity, ranging from acute respiratory crises to...

 
 
 



Hurricane Ian Update: Pet-Friendly Evacuation Shelters

Hurricane Ian Update: Pet-Friendly Evacuation Shelters

Updated 9/28/2022 at 11:00 a.m. EDT Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall this afternoon in the Florida Suncoast. Evacuation in key areas right now is critical-and people... Read more ...

Abandoned Pit Bull Runs Toward Nervous Man, Changing His Life Forever

Abandoned Pit Bull Runs Toward Nervous Man, Changing His Life Forever

Sometimes, the perfect dog for a person is one they didn't expect. Frank Reyes knew he wanted to adopt a dog at some point, but when someone introduced him to an abandoned Pit... Read more ...

Virtual Vet Appointments: The What, Why, And How

Virtual Vet Appointments: The What, Why, And How

Your dog's health should always be managed by someone who knows what they're doing. You just don't want to take any chances with your pet's health. That said - you might not... Read more ...

PC‐DOT: Improving genomic prediction ability of principal component...

Abstract Principal component regression is a useful method developed for prediction based on a dimension-reducing strategy. Generally, the principal components are added to the... Read more ...

World Rabies Day

Around the world, 60,000 people die around each year from rabies, most of them children under the age of 15. Every single one of these deaths is preventable. Administering the... Read more ...

33 Food Recommendations for Boxers with Sensitive Stomachs

33 Food Recommendations for Boxers with Sensitive Stomachs

There are few things worse than dealing with diarrhea in your Boxer! We asked our 800,000 members from Boxer community on facebook the following question: “What's the best food... Read more ...

35 Food Recommendations for Labs with Sensitive Stomachs

35 Food Recommendations for Labs with Sensitive Stomachs

There are few things worse than dealing with diarrhea in your lab! We asked our 800,000 members from lab community on facebook the following question: “What's the best food for... Read more ...

"ROSIE" good natured and gorgeous Tri-Colored mix

"ROSIE" good natured and gorgeous Tri-Colored mix

"ROSIE" is Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! MCAS h ours/ Location Animal ID: 273420, 1 yr 6 mth, 70lbs At this time, community members aren't able... Read more ...

Moving with Pets: What You Need to Know to Prepare for a Long Distance Move

Moving with Pets: What You Need to Know to Prepare for a Long Distance Move

Moving with pets is never easy, but it can be especially tough when you're moving long distance. There are so many things to think about, from ensuring your pet is fit for... Read more ...

30 Food Recommendations for Dachshunds with Sensitive Stomachs

30 Food Recommendations for Dachshunds with Sensitive Stomachs

There are few things worse than dealing with diarrhea in your dachshund! We asked our 800,000 members from dachshund community on facebook the following question: “What's the... Read more ...