Category: Benefits of Responsible Antibiotic Use

 

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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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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Antibiotic Stewardship: What it really means

March 22, 2019

We hear a lot about antibiotic resistance and calls for antibiotic stewardship these days, and rightly so. It’s a concern I share as a mother of three great kids and as a veterinarian with over 20 years of experience. After being asked by several people what antibiotic stewardship really means, I decided to create a video about it and tackle the topic in a post. …


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