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.
When an animal’s well-being is being threatened, when disease or injury are too great, when quality of life has decreased dramatically – there’s often only one remaining option. The current pandemic has forced many farmers to make heartbreaking decisions.
Can your furry friends transmit COVID-19? Not likely, but it’s best to practice healthy habits when it comes to people, pets and illness.