A Distinguished Legacy - A Vision for the Future
Rooted in some of the most important historic milestones in biological science, Merial has always been a true innovator. Discover our history of firsts, and find out how they've helped shape Merial into the animal health company it is today.
Fido. Fluffy. Little Trouble-maker
Whatever you call them, we know you call them family. Pet owners and their veterinarians need safe, effective health and wellness solutions for the cats and dogs that share homes and hearts with families all over the world. And Merial's Pets business is here to deliver.
A Trusted Partner to Farming Industries
The livestock that provide nourishment and livelihoods to the world's growing population are diverse in species and in the health issues that affect them. Our Farm Animal businesses help food producers optimize their animals' health and productivity, and tackle the biggest challenges of their industries.
Rabies. Foot-and-Mouth Disease. Bluetongue
We're leading the fight against these—and other—devastating infectious diseases.
For 60+ years Merial's Veterinary Public Health business has partnered with governments and authorities worldwide to battle outbreaks of animal disease that can threaten human health and have a large-scale economic impact.
A meeting of minds
We know sometimes a partnership is the best way to take a great idea to the next level. We're eager to join forces with the best in the industry and beyond. Could our next great collaboration be with you?
New for the sake of new isn't good enough
Merial's product development process balances creative innovation with thoughtful scrutiny of real-world needs. We're answering the questions and challenges raised by our customers.
Advancing the Science of Vaccines
Did you know Merial scientists created the first DNA vector vaccine for distemper in dogs?3 And the industry's only complete line of adjuvant-free vaccines for cats? Not to mention the world's first and only DNA based vaccine to treat a cancer4, in any species. When it comes to animal biologicals, Merial R&D is a true industry leader.
17 Manufacturing Sites in 9 Countries
= an agile, global, industrial network.
How do you supply the complex demands of the many animal health markets around the world? Through a strategically situated industrial network like Merial's—with specialized facilities and the flexibility of local or global production and distribution, depending on product requirements and customer needs.
The Bigger Picture
The nature of our work has a bearing on more than individual animals—it affects human communities, economies, and the natural world. From infectious disease epidemics to food security, we’re committed to helping tackle key challenges ahead. Because the business of animal health is bigger than animals.
Merial Hosts 27th Annual Veterinary Scholars Symposium at The Ohio State University
July 29, 2016 – More than 570 veterinary researchers and students attended Merial’s 2016 Veterinary Scholars Symposium where Dr. Victoria Baxter received the 2016 Merial Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians and Laura LoBuglio received the 2016 Merial Veterinary Scholar Research Award.
Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have reached definitive agreements to swap Sanofi’s Animal Health and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare businesses
June 27, 2016 – Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health business (“Merial”) and Boehringer Ingelheim’s consumer healthcare (CHC) business.
Merial Global Avian Forum addresses poultry disease prevention solutions to meet increasing global protein needs
April 28, 2016 – Merial hosted more than 500 participants at its 4th Merial Global Avian Forum in Barcelona to address opportunities in meeting the global demand for an abundant supply of safe and affordable source of protein.
Merial and Zoetis Enter into Strategic Agreement for Dairy Products in India
March 07, 2016 - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, and Zoetis India Limited, a subsidiary of Zoetis Inc, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines and vaccines for Dairy cattle in India.
Merial Appoints Pierluigi Crippa as of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa
February 1, 2016 - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced the appointment of Pierluigi Crippa to the position of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).
Merial Collaborates with Georgia Institute of Technology to Bring Animal Health Information to Connected Devices
January 28, 2016 - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, announced today it has joined the Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”)’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies (CDAIT).