Good news from Finland: the latest FINRES-Vet report (joint action by the University of Helsinki Faculty of Veterinary medicine, the Finnish Food Authority and the Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea) shows decreased antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from dogs. The main reasons for the improved situation are reduced use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine, which prevents the development of antimicrobial resistance, and a larger number of samples taken from acute infections, which better reflects the average infections than the chronic ones.
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The article by the University of Helsinki: The decreased usage of antibiotics has helped: Antimicrobials are more effective against canine bacteria
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