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.

30% more animal protein will be needed by 20301

...due to population growth and the rising middle class, especially in emerging markets. 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



More than 570 veterinary researchers and students attended Merial’s 2016 Veterinary Scholars Symposium at the Ohio State University where Dr. Victoria Baxter received the 2016 Merial Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians and Laura LoBuglio received the 2016 Merial Veterinary Scholar Research Award. Read more here.



World Zoonoses Day takes place on July 6 every year. This year, we asked Dr. Silke Birlenbach, veterinarian, and our Head of Livestock & Veterinary Public Health, to speak to us about what zoonoses are, the risks they pose to our animals and people, and what Merial is doing to help control them. Read more here.



Want to know what it's like to work for Merial? We asked some of our colleagues from Veterinary Services in the United States, Clinical Research & Development in Japan, and R&D Project Management in France to shed some light on how they came to work with us, their career paths through Merial, and their day-to-day activities. Read their Testimonials.

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

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