Antibiotic Prescribing Habits in Spain

Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern in both human and veterinary medicine and has received attention from veterinary governing bodies worldwide. In addition to calls for judicious use of antibiotics, the close relationship between humans and animals leads to concerns of spread of resistant bacteria from animals to humans in close contact. Multiple studies have…

Raw dog food contains drug resistant bacteria, study finds

Written by Timothy Huzar on May 2, 2020- Fact checked by Mary Cooke, Ph.D. New   New research suggests raw-frozen dog food contains bacteria that are resistant to key antibiotics. The authors were due to present their work at the now  canceled  2020 European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). Their work suggests…

2 Fetch shows canceled due to COVID-19

Conferences in Baltimore and Kansas City won’t take place, but K.C. Animal Health Corridor events remain on the calendar for now.   WRITTEN BY TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS IN MAY 2020   The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of more veterinary industry meetings. MJH Life Sciences pulled the plug on Fetch conferences scheduled for mid-July in Baltimore…

Exciting trends in the US pet industry

The pet market in the US is booming, with 85 million households now home to a pet. Emerging generational trends promise good things for the industry. Two-thirds of homes have pets The American Pet Products Association (APPA) reports a steady incline of pet ownership over the past 30 years, with pets now in 67% of…

HABRI Releases Shareable Infographic Showcasing the Mental Health Benefits Of Pets

BY PET BUSINESS MAGAZINE In recognition of Mental Health Month, the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), in partnership with Mental Health America, created a new, shareable infographic highlighting the mental health benefits of a healthy relationship with a pet. The scientific research that supports the human-animal bond for better mental health indicates that pets can make a difference for…