Working Around The World - Meet Shundong Wang, Head of the Farm Animal Group in China

Published: June 03, 2014
Hi Shundong, what do you do in your job? I am responsible for the Farm Animal Products in China. This means I am responsible for the local organization that brings farm animal products to the market, including the commercial sales team and the marketing team. This also includes our future strategy of the farm animal business in China, which is a very interesting and changing market. It’s also very important for me to focus on developing the people that I work with – helping them improves ...

Part 1: The Battle for Chronic Lyme Disease

Published: June 03, 2014
To raise awareness of recent Lyme disease science, Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer at LymeDisease.org and Dr. Raphael Stricker, Director at the International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) describe the findings of a leading peer-reviewed article, Severity of chronic Lyme disease compared to other chronic conditions: a quality of life survey.In this two-part social media series, Bayer HealthCare Animal Health connects with these thought-leaders to raise ...

LIVE NEWS – Animal Rescue in Flood Hit Regions

Published: May 28, 2014
Science For A Better Life in Action   Continuous, heavy rainfall has resulted in extensive flooding in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Croatia and effected both humans and animals alike. We received a lot of requests to help animals that were in the floods in these regions. Today our Bayer colleague Alica Curtovic and her team from the association “ANDJEO SARAJEVO'' sent us this update from the ground and reported about the actions to support animals in Bosnia ...

A “Manhattan Project” for Lyme Disease

Published: May 20, 2014
Lyme disease is the world’s most common tick-borne illness and new science shows it may be at least 10 times more rampant than official estimates. In a 2014 paper by leading Lyme disease advocates: Lyme Disease: Call for a “Manhattan Project” to Combat the Epidemic, authors provide a comprehensive glimpse into new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studies, discuss the historically complex and controversial approach to Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment; and contrast Lyme ...

Improving Respect for Animals – One Child at a Time

Published: May 19, 2014
Together We Can Change The WorldWhen Uwe Mucke, Regional Head for Bayer HealthCare’s Animal Health Division, first came to Latin America he was confronted with a harsh reality -   animals were often treated very poorly. As an owner of several adopted dogs, he knew how much animals enrich our lives and that there is nothing comparable to the bond between humans and animals. ”It is our responsibility to respect and care for the well-being of animals and humans alike.”  So in 2007, he ...

Every Person (and every Animal) Makes A Difference

Published: May 15, 2014
A 1000 Thanks to A 1000 Fans Just a short three months ago, our team launched social media. That first day, when we had zero followers, we agreed that it would be our goal to develop a community of people that share our passion for animals.  We decided to answer questions the way that we would want someone to answer us.  We agreed to tackle some tough issues that are important for animals, but also to find ways to have fun, and celebrate the global community of people that are united by a ...

Meet Kathrin, Group Product Manager at Bayer Animal Health UK

Published: May 07, 2014
This month we are talking to Kathrin, a group Product Manager in the UK Kathrin & Jack-Russel/ Dachshund MathildaHi Kathrin, what do you do in your job? Currently I am on a 1-year- assignment in the UK, where I am a Group Product Manager responsible for four veterinary products. This means I have the opportunity to development and launch new marketing campaigns, including TV advertisements for our core brands. However, before this one year assignment, I worked in Global Veterinary Services ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Hannah van Velzen

Published: May 01, 2014
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world. Today we are talking with Hannah van Velzen, she’s a vet student in the Netherlands studying at Utrecht University. She’s also the Sponsorship Director 2013-2014 of the IVSA Global organization. What is your favorite animal and why?I like all animals, but my favorite animal would have to be my own dog. She’s ...