Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage, impact on animal welfare and in some cases directly threaten human health. These diseases ignore borders. Livestock provides one third of huma
Current animal disease traceability (ADT) rules have generally succeeded as a first step, but traceability will need to expand and improve in the future to meet domestic and international consumer expectations.
Protecting and improving the health of nearly 10 billion food animals and companion animals in the United States, and many more around the world, supports over 1 million jobs and generates billions in revenue and taxes.
Measures to prevent and control animal diseases and build strong Veterinary Services are essential not only to protect animal health and welfare, but also human health, the economy and social well-being of populations.
The award is presented to an AVMA member veterinarian in recognition of their achievement in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public service, education, research/product development, and/or advocacy.
Purina Animal Nutrition announces the hiring of Krystal Regan as regional calf and heifer specialist. She will serve as a resource for dairy producers in northcentral and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.