Vet Students Around The World - Meet Seth Yaw Afedo

Published: November 19, 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.
Meet Seth Yaw Afedo - a Ghanaian studying in China.
Whats your favorite animal?
My favorite animals are chickens. This might sound a bit unusual, but the reason for this is that I grew up in Ghana with a lot of chickens around my home. Even now, my family has more than 100 chickens for our own meat production ...

Voice of Farmers - Kate Henne

Published: November 13, 2014
Farmers play an important role in providing safe and quality animal proteins to feed a hungry world. The World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) and Bayer HealthCare Animal Health are pleased to share a glimpse of farmers’ contributions and their passion for farming through the Voice of Farmers. Each month a WFO farmer from a different country will be featured. This month, we speak with Kate Henne from Australia.

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November 14th 2014 is World Diabetes Day! – Join us…

Published: November 04, 2014
According to the International Diabetes Federation[i], over 380 million people worldwide, live with diabetes—a number only projected to increase to more than half a billion people in the next few decades.

With such alarming data, for World Diabetes Day (WDD) we want to raise awareness of how companion animals, especially diabetic alert dogs, contribute to the health of older persons and those with diabetes—and we invite you to join us!

You can help raise awareness by taking a Pet Selfie ...

Meet Mario Ruiz - Head of Product Supply for Bayer HealthCare Animal Health in Mexico

Published: October 29, 2014
This month we are talking to Mario Ruiz, Head of Product Supply for Bayer HealthCare Animal Health, in Santa Clara, ...

Pets for Aging on World Sight Day 2014

Published: October 08, 2014
Worldwide, approximately 285 million people are living with low vision and blindness, a number only expected to increase globally due to age-related visual impairment[i]. This World Sight Day 2014, we at BHC Animal Health are raising awareness of how companion animals, such as dogs, contribute to the lives of thousands worldwide who face the daily challenge of trying to live and age actively in a dark world.

In Companion Animals & the Health of Older Persons[ii],a new report from the ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Soné Pretorius from South Africa

Published: October 02, 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.
Meet Soné Pretorius, a passionate Vet student at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

What’s your favorite animal and why?

Elephants are by far my favourite animal! They truly are amazing! I went to an Elephant Sanctuary close to the Kruger National Park in 2010 and ever ...

The International Federation on Ageing launching the report "Companion Animals & the Health of Older Persons"

Published: September 25, 2014
As societies worldwide are aging and global pet ownership increases, the way pets and older people interact is becoming a topic of increasing importance. Through a new report, Companion Animals & the Health of Older Persons, the International Federation on Ageing, in cooperation with Bayer HealthCare Animal Health, highlights over 25 years of research on the mental, physical, emotional, and economic benefits of pet ownership. Studies have shown that companion animals may positively ...

Meet Milena Duran - Product Category Manager at Bayer HealthCare Animal Health in the USA

Published: September 03, 2014
This month we are talking to Milena Duran, DVM, Product Category Manager, in the USA. Hi Milena, what do you do in your job? Essentially, I work for the benefit of animals, but I work mostly with people. I help people know how to treat a disease and keep an animal healthy. As a veterinarian working in marketing, I’m responsible for some products for farm animals. For these products, I develop the strategy and create activities to engage with veterinarian and producers. We do technical ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Ioana Pădurean

Published: August 28, 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 to Ioana Pădurean from Romania. She studies Veterinary Medicine at the University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine in Cluj-Napoca.
Whats your favorite animal?
I actually dont have just one favorite animal. I do love dogs and horses, but I didn't have the chance to ...

1000 dogs join the “6-legged-race” in Italy

Published: August 20, 2014
Bayer hosts 6-legged-race to fight animal abandonment
The first 6-legs-race took place in 2010 and since then it is gaining popularity year after year. This year, the 6-legged participants (4 canine legs + 2 human legs) did more than just run - they raised awareness about the abandonment of animals.
Thousands of dogs are abandoned each year before the summer holidays, a reprehensible fact. To combat this problem, Bayer Animal Health in Italy ...