Category: Antibiotic Resistance

 

Are You Ready for the Truth About Antibiotic Use? The Evidence Is In.

February 15, 2020

Farmers, veterinarians and the animal health community have committed to responsible use of antibiotics to ensure animal health and well-being. Importantly, they’ve also made substantial progress over time. I share my thoughts on some bigger picture implications for animal health and welfare in my latest blog.


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World Antibiotics Awareness Week

November 18, 2019

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), which aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.  I know that antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship are topics that come with a lot of…


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Is It Responsible to Use Antibiotics for Prevention?

May 31, 2019

Is it responsible to use antibiotics to prevent disease? It’s a fair question that I’ve been asked several times. I’ll ask a question in response: is it responsible to allow an animal to suffer if you know you could prevent that suffering? It comes down to ethics, as I explain in a new video and my latest blog.


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