Up to 20 percent of food production animals are lost to disease annually with an associated cost of $120 billion from 1995 to 2008, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Preventing and controlling infectious diseases is important to protect animal and human health; to help assure a safe, sustainable supply of animal protein; and to safeguard the livelihoods of farmers.
Zoetis Feature Stories
In the field of animal genetics, Dr. Sue DeNise, Executive Director, Zoetis Genetics R&D, is a standout. Zoetis has benefited from this since she joined the company in 2009. Now The Ohio State University is recognizing Dr. DeNise and her achievements by inducting her into its Animal Science Hall of Fame.
Zoetis recently launched its first-ever national, direct-to-consumer television advertising campaigns in the U.S. since becoming an independent company. Two brand-new Zoetis ads started airing on TVs across the U.S. this week, one featuring the company’s canine allergic itch tablet, Apoquel®, and the other starring Simparica®, a once-monthly chewable parasiticide that helps protect dogs from fleas and ticks.
Recently, Zoetis introduced our Six Areas of Responsibility, which define how we make an impact on society while creating value for our business. This article, the first in a series on our corporate social responsibility program, examines how we at Zoetis advance animal health by solving the health challenges facing our customers.
Zoetis recently won two awards for industry-leading innovation in the 2016 Animal Pharm Awards competition. Animal Pharm, the most widely read newsletter reporting on the animal health industry, announced the award winners on January 17.
Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramón Alaix presented at the J.P. Morgan Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 11th, marking the third year in a row that Zoetis has spoken at this important industry event.
Zoetis colleagues make a difference in their communities throughout the year, but especially during the holidays, when giving is such an important part of celebrating the season.
As part of our series about the animals we care for at Zoetis, let’s take a closer look at beef cattle.
The Zoetis team in Australia recently launched a campaign to help customers achieve their best mental health. In Australia, suicide rates are almost double in rural communities than they are in major cities, and many of the individuals lost to suicide, up to eight per day, are from the farming community.
Continuing our series about the animals we care for, let’s take a closer look at our feline friends-- cats.
Raising and caring for sheep and goats requires a variety of health management approaches that support wellness and maximize the potential of the flock and herd.
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