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

BENEFITS OF THE HUMAN ANIMAL BOND

WHY WE ENGAGE

A new study has calculated $11.7 billion in healthcare savings associated with pet ownership in the United States. The report, conducted by Merial partner the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, found pet owners require fewer doctor visits, and regular dog walkers had a lower incidence of obesity. Read the full report here.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS

NOBEL PRIZE

Merial would like to extend congratulations to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura, receiving the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine at the December 10 awards ceremony. Their discovery and development of the ivermectin class of anti-parasitics has changed the face of human and animal medicine. More on Ivermectin.

WORLD RABIES DAY - CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF WILDLIFE VACCINATION

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.

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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References

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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