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Prudent use of antibiotics in companion animals

By Katherine Irwin, David R. Smith, Grasso M. Ebako, Steve Ensley, Dicky D. Griffin, Arden Wohlers

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Antibiotics are used to improve animal health and performance. You, as the animal owner or caregiver, make important decisions about how antibiotics are finally used in companion animals. Antibiotics should be used prudently to ensure they are effective and will continue to benefit man and animals in the future. Are you prepared to make the best decisions about using antibiotics in animals?


Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Date February 2003
Series Title NebGuide
Pages 6
Publisher University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Language English
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  1. Animal health and hygiene
  2. Animal owner
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Antibiotics
  5. Bacteria
  6. Care
  7. Companion
  8. Health
  9. Mammals
  10. treatment