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Aug 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

Every Dog Has A Funny Bone: Share Your Doggone Funny Stories With Merial, The Maker Of NexGard® (afoxolaner), For An Opportunity To Win $5,000

With more than half of dog owners considering themselves "pet parents,"1 it's clear that people will go to great lengths to keep their dogs happy...

Jul 30, 2015, 15:43 ET
NexGard(R) (afoxolaner), a Merial product, receives the 2015 Best New Product Award from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

NexGard® (afoxolaner) Receives the "2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Award"

 NexGard, the first flea and tick killer in a beef-flavored chew, won the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Award in the Household...

Jul 10, 2015, 09:28 ET
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Merial Introduces Oravet® Dental Hygiene Chews for Dogs

 Sanofi and its animal health company Merial announced today the launch in the U.S. of Oravet® dental hygiene chews for dogs at the annual...

May 13, 2015, 07:00 ET

Calling All Dog Owners: Profess Your Love For Your Precious Pup With The "I HEART My Dog" Program From Merial, The Maker Of HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel), To Support Canine Companions For Independence

 From wet noses to wagging tails and long walks together – dogs give their owners countless reasons to love them. Merial, the maker of...

Oct 13, 2014, 13:00 ET

Merial Invests in NAVTA Membership Drive

 Merial today announced its $10,000 contribution to the National Association for Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). The endowment,...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:24 ET
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Merial Recognizes World Rabies Day and Stands Together with Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC)

 Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, is joining the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) and millions of animal lovers around...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:22 ET
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Merial announces expansion of its global manufacturing plant in Paulinia, Brazil to support demand for NexGard® flea and tick product

Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced it is expanding its global manufacturing plant in Paulinia, Brazil, to support the...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial aponta Fabian Kausche para liderar sua divisão de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento Global

 A Merial, a divisão de saúde animal da Sanofi, anunciou hoje que Fabian Kausche irá liderar os esforços de pesquisa e...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial nomme Fabian Kausche pour mener la recherche et le développement à l'échelle globale

- Ce vétéran de la santé des animaux apporte une expertise approfondie à la division R et D de Merial -  Merial, la...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial benoemt Fabian Kausche tot hoofd Global Research & Development

- Veteraan op gebied dierengezondheid versterkt Merial's R&D organisatie met expertise -  Merial, de Sanofi-divisie die zich...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial ernennt Fabian Kausche zum Leiter Global Research & Development

- Der Veteran der Tiergesundheit schließt sich mit seiner umfassenden Erfahrung der F&E-Organisation von Merial an -  Merial, der...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial designa a Fabian Kausche para conducir Investigación & Desarrollo Global

 Merial, la división veterinaria de Sanofi, anunció hoy que Fabian Kausche conducirá las actividades de investigación y...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial appoints Fabian Kausche to lead Global Research & Development

 Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced that Fabian Kausche will be leading the company's global research and...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

NexGard™ (afoxolaner) "1 MILLION STEPS FOR HAPPY, HEALTHY DOGS" CHALLENGE ASKS DOG OWNERS TO PLEDGE TO TAKE A WALK WITH THEIR DOG AND UNITE AGAINST TWO COMMON ENEMIES: FLEAS AND TICKS

DULUTH, Ga., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All dog owners have two common enemies: fleas and ticks. Now, there is the latest flea and tick...

May 19, 2014, 11:15 ET

Merial Announces New Claims for NexGard™ (afoxolaner): Now Approved to Kill Two Additional Species of Ticks

 Merial, the maker of FRONTLINE® Plus Brand Products and HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel), today announced that NexGard™...

May 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Merial Announces Partnership with NAVTA for Heartworm Prevention

Today, Merial announced its partnership with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), as a part of its commitment to...

Sep 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Merial Recognizes World Rabies Day 2013 by Celebrating 30 Years of Protecting Pets

As World Rabies Day approaches on September 28, Merial is celebrating by commemorating 30 years of rabies prevention through the use of its...

Sep 17, 2012, 11:00 ET

Pet Owners Share Stories about Importance of Vaccinations

 Vaccinations are the cornerstone of a long, happy life for cats and dogs. To help reinforce the importance of regular veterinary visits and...

Jun 01, 2011, 12:51 ET

Merial Launches "Outbreak Alert" Program

Supporting horse owners and veterinarians in their efforts to keep their horses healthy, today Merial launched its "Outbreak Alert" program, which...

Feb 16, 2010, 08:07 ET

MERIAL Receives Full License Approval for ONCEPT(TM) Canine Melanoma Vaccine

Merial, a world-leading animal health company, has gained full-licensure from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for ONCEPT™ Canine Melanoma...