The Science of Healthier Animals

Merck Animal Health
The Science of Healthier Animals

Merck Animal Health is not just a company. It’s where the science of healthier animals meets the commitment of horse health professionals. We work every day to bring you innovative products and trusted support.

History

Merck Animal Health has a rich history. It is a story of innovation and commitment to research and entrepreneurship in animal health. Our story reaches back more than 70 years. The establishment of the company was sparked by breakthrough ideas — ideas from people with the intelligence and spirit to take on the diseases they saw harming animals, people and livelihoods around them. Now this long-standing experience is helping to shape the future of animal health.

Mission

Our aim is to help horses live long, healthy and productive lives.

Technology/R&D

Merck Animal Health is a research-driven company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines and services. We offer one of the industry’s most diverse portfolios that offers products for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all major farm and companion animal species.

We are a highly proactive, robust and diversified company with a strong, scientifically proven, product portfolio that meets the changing demands of today’s equine marketplace.

With offices in more than 50 countries, we successfully market our products in over 140 countries and operate a network of manufacturing sites and research and development (R&D) facilities around the world.

Community Outreach/Sponsorship

We support the education of veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians through:

  • Society for Theriogenology
  • American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners educational forums
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and
  • Ongoing local, regional and national continuing education programs and presentations.

In addition, Merck Animal Health products and programs are endorsed by leading equestrians, across a range of disciplines, including:

  • Time to Ride, an initiative with the American Horse Council formed to connect people with horses
  • The United States Team Roping Championships, the world’s leading team roping member organization
  • Better Barrel Races, a national barrel racing association
  • The United States Eventing Association, which recognizes more than 250 events throughout the U.S. that host nearly 42,000 entries per year
  • The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., an organization that serves about 10,000 members.

Also note, Merck Animal Health products and programs are endorsed by leading equestrians, across a range of disciplines, including: Andrea Fappani, Taylor Jacob, and Dom and Jimmie Schramm.