Committed to Eliminating rabies in Humans and Animals

As a global industry leader in animal rabies vaccines, Merial joins forces with Sanofi Pasteur, Sanofi's human vaccine division, to fight this deadly disease at all levels of transmission. Join us in recognizing World Rabies Day on September 28.

Happier, longer, healthier lives for pets

Pets are the heart and soul of our company and of families around the world, and we're committed to helping owners and vets collaborate on integrated plans and solutions to ensure the lifelong wellbeing of these beloved companions.

70% more food will be needed to feed the world by 20501

But annual losses due to animal diseases are more than 20%.2 Disease prevention in animals is key in helping to secure protein supply and improve food safety. Merial offers farmers and food producers a reliable partnership to help them optimize their animals’ health and productivity.

Animal health is at a crossroads

With an eye on the changing global issues that are driving our sector, Merial's attention focuses above all on one critical question: What does the world need from an animal health company?

Focused on prevention, overall health and wellness management in animals


Press Release

September 28th is World Rabies Day. We’re taking this opportunity to celebrate 25 years of our Oral Rabies Vaccine for wildlife, Raboral VR-G®, and to highlight our continued commitment in the fight against this deadly but preventable disease. Read the press release here.

Botswana celebrates cooperation

Public Health

Ségolène Royal, the French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development, and Energy, visited the Botswana Vaccine Institute (BVI) in August. Merial has partnered BVI since 1978, and last year we renewed our partnership for a further 10 years. Read more about the BVI here.

Find Your Place

Are you interested in joining the most passionate people in animal health? Discover Merial and explore career opportunities at our company.

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Responsible and engaged

The business of animal health is bigger than animals. It’s also about food security, epidemic control, biodiversity, urbanization and so much more. That's why at Merial we're always attuned to the impact our work can have on the wider world.

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1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. (FAO). How to feed the world in 2050. Forum discussion in 2009.

2. OIE website. Editorials. Feeding the world better by controlling animal disease.

3. Veterinary-based biopharmaceuticals

4. Tremayne J. Researcher eyes vaccines to treat c skin cancer. DVM 2005;36(8):22

Photo credit - garyjwood - flickr. Three raccoons in a tree. CC BY-SA 2.0via Wikimedia Commons.

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