European Pet Night 2015 showcases dogs capable of detecting a diabetic attack thanks to their sense of smell.
Medical alert assistance dogs trained to assist individuals who manage severe cases of diabetes were in the spotlight at the 11th edition of European Pet Night organised by the International Federation for Animal Health Europe (IFAH-Europe) and partners. These dogs are taught to identify changes in odour associated with fluctuations in blood glucose levels.
Roxane Feller has been appointed as the International Federation for Animal Health Europe’s (IFAH-Europe) new Managing Director. The animal health industry in Europe is a resilient, innovative sector with strong investments in Europe: IFAH-Europe’s member companies invest over €400 million in research and development each year. The sector employs some 50,000 people in Europe and in 2014, Europe sales amounted to 31% of the worldwide total.
Brussels, 2 February 2015 - IFAH-Europe Welcomes Join Agencies' Report on Antibiotic Resistance. Weak correlation between animal consumption and human resistance, but the need for responsible use of antibiotics in animals is still a necessity. IFAH-Europe is pleased with this first integrated report from Europe's agencies, entitled 'First join report on the integrated analysis of the consumption of antimicrobial agents and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals'.