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About Virbac U.S.

For over two decades, Virbac U.S. has been an industry leader in the scientific research, development and manufacture of quality, proven pet pharmaceutical products. Relying on two key principles—closer to the customer and better through people—we provide the pet healthcare products that bring veterinarian science and animal owners closer. Above all, we strive to be the ambassador of animal health.

Company Overview

The Virbac Corporation, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is a leading companion animal health company with pharmaceutical products in the heartworm, tick and flea, dermatology, antibiotics, endocrinology and oral hygiene markets. Virbac provides veterinarians and pet owners with high-quality products and services to meet the needs of dogs, cats and other pets.

The Virbac Corporation in the U.S. was chartered in 1987. It is a member of the Virbac Group, the largest independent veterinary pharmaceutical company in the world. Historically, this international relationship has reinforced market-driven innovations in the research and development areas in the U.S., which have resulted in technology that has benchmarked the industry.

New News & Activities

INTRODUCING THE SCRATCH ‘N’ SNIFF BREATH TEST FOR PETS

There is something stinky on veterinary office counters across the country. Scratch ‘n’ Sniff cards are popping up in animal health clinics everywhere, but not with the pleasant aroma you would typically expect. When you scratch ‘n’ sniff these cards you get a whiff of what your pet’s mouth shouldn’t smell like. The cards are a part of the Virbac Beware of Dog Breath program which aims to raise awareness with pet owners about the importance of pet dental health.

QUESTIONS LEAD TO BETTER ANSWERS FOR PETS – December 2010

Do Mosquitoes Hibernate In The Winter?

If harsh winter winds are nipping at your heels, at least the mosquitoes aren’t biting. That’s because mosquitoes are cold-blooded insects, and unable to regulate their body temperature so it fluctuates with their surroundings. Mosquitoes thrive at 80o F, slow down at 60o F, and stop moving at 50o F. However, that doesn’t mean your mosquito troubles are over. In fact, there are good reasons why the American Heartworm Society recommends year-round heartworm prevention for dogs.

QUESTIONS LEAD TO BETTER ANSWERS FOR PETS – December 2010

Do Pets Get Alligator Skin?

Alligators are covered with scales, which are really thick, waterproof pieces of hard skin. These bumpy scales, known as scutes, are great if you’re an alligator because they form a layer of protection that’s as tough as armor. But if you’re a dog or cat, it’s an entirely different story.

Product information on this Web site is intended only for residents of the United States. Products available in other countries may have different product labeling.

Pet health information on this Web site is for informational purposes only. It should not replace discussions with a pet healthcare provider. Questions and/or decisions concerning pet healthcare should be made in consultation with a veterinarian.