• March 23, 2010
    NEW YORK--Because pet owners may be even more confused this spring about how to safely use topical flea-and-tick control treatments, Pfizer Animal Health is encouraging pet owners to consult with their veterinarian, instead of attempting to manage flea-and-tick control on their own. This month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new actions to increase the safety of dozens of spot-on pesticide products thatmore...
  • February 18, 2010
    NEW YORK--In 2009, Pfizer Animal Health contributed more than $1.3 million to support FFA programs and help fund the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Foundation/Pfizer Veterinary Student Scholarships through a unique partnership with veterinarians, animal health suppliers and dealers. Today, Pfizer announces the same program is available for 2010 through March 31. During this time, eligible accounts completing anmore...
  • February 15, 2010
    LAS VEGAS--Pfizer Animal Health today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EXCEDE® Sterile Suspension as the first safe and effective, long-acting antibiotic formulation licensed for horses. EXCEDE Sterile Suspension is the newest addition to Pfizer Animal Health’s extensive portfolio of equine products backed by scientific research and innovation in the field of equine medicine. EXCEDE Sterilemore...
  • February 8, 2010
    TOKYO--Pfizer Animal Health today announced it will begin to expand Japanese veterinary experience with IMPROVAC, Pfizer’s successful pork production technology embraced by pig farmers in other countries for more than 10 years. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fishery (JMAFF) has approved IMPROVAC as safe and effective for use by veterinarians in pigs throughout Japan. "In the months ahead, the experience gained withmore...
  • February 1, 2010
    SYDNEY--Pfizer Animal Health today announced the completion of the previously-announced divestiture of certain Fort Dodge veterinary assets in Australia to Virbac (Australia) Pty Limited. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pfizer divested the assets in compliance with requirements imposed by the ACCC in connection with Pfizer’s acquisition of Wyeth, including the Fort Dodge business, by Pfizer in October 2009more...
  • January 14, 2010
    KALAMAZOO, Mich.--A significant milestone in the history of beef genetics occurred today when Pfizer Animal Genetics announced the completion of HD 50K, the beef industry’s first commercially available predictions based on a High- Density panel of more than 50,000 markers. This breakthrough represents significantly greater selection opportunities for owners of black Angus cattle. “Pfizer Animal Genetics is very proud to bring a High-more...
  • December 11, 2009
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Swine producers have a new conditionally-licensed vaccine from Pfizer Animal Health to help protect their herds from the pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) strain of Swine Influenza Virus (SIV).1  Pfizer Animal Health today announced that its Swine Influenza Vaccine, pH1N1 – Killed Virus, has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for vaccination of healthy swine, including pregnant sows and gilts, three weeks of age or older against SIV subtype H1N1.Pfizer Animalmore...
  • October 16, 2009
    RALEIGH, N.C.--A new Pfizer Poultry Health was unveiled today as Pfizer’s global acquisition of Wyeth, and its subsidiary Wyeth / Fort Dodge Animal Health, was completed. The acquisition allows Pfizer Poultry Health, a unit of Pfizer Animal Health, to strengthen its position as a leader in the discovery, development and manufacturing of devices and vaccines for the global poultry industry. Fort Dodge brings an estimatedmore...
  • September 9, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--Medentech, a solutions provider of clean water and cost effective disinfection solutions, recently announced that Inovotabs® brand disinfectant tablets received registration from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pfizer Poultry Health holds the exclusive sale and distribution rights for the product. Inovotabs are patented, highly effective sanitation tablets developed exclusively for use with themore...
  • July 23, 2009
    RALEIGH, N.C.--How does site of injection affect the immunology of a bird when vaccinated in ovo? This question was addressed at the 2009 Poultry Science Association Meeting where Brett Hopkins, MS, DVM, Ph.D., DACPV, associate director for outcomes research with Pfizer Animal Health, presented data from a large scale commercial hatchery trial comparing the only two commercially available egg injection systems in the United Statesmore...