Does Pfizer make animal medications?

Pfizer Animal Health is now the world’s leader in the discovery, development, manufacture and sales of veterinary vaccines and medicines for livestock and companion animals.

Is Pfizer animal cruelty free?

Pfizer’s Animal Care and Use policy reflects our absolute commitment that all animals used by our business are treated humanely. This means that any research involving animals is conducted only after appropriate ethical consideration and review.

How much of zoetis does Pfizer own?

approximately 80.2%
Pfizer owns 400,985,000 shares of Zoetis Class B common stock, which represents approximately 80.2% of the outstanding common stock of Zoetis.

Which pharmaceutical companies test on animals?

According to PETA, Pfizer subjects huge numbers of animals to cruel and lethal experiments every year. In 2011, Pfizer experimented on nearly 50,000 animals—including 2,557 dogs, 1,159 primates, 452 cats, 7,076 guinea pigs, 31,560 hamsters, 5,512 rabbits, 1,680 gerbils, and 161 horses—in its own laboratories.

Do pharmaceutical companies use animals?

Millions of animals are routinely tortured and murdered each year in the name of pharmaceutical testing. Unlike in the cosmetics industry – where the practice is both illegal and highly controversial – animal testing for medicine is not only accepted but required by law in the UK.

Did Zoetis buy Pfizer?

Zoetis Inc. The company was a subsidiary of Pfizer, the world’s largest drug maker, but with Pfizer’s spinoff of its 83% interest in the firm it is now a completely independent company. The company directly markets its products in approximately 45 countries, and sells them in more than 100 countries.

What’s new with Pfizer’s Animal Health Products?

As the leader for beef and dairy animal health solutions, Pfizer will further enhance its position with the addition of FACTREL ® (gonadorelin hydrochloride) and the proven and well-recognized pioneer line of SYNOVEX ® implants.

Why did Pfizer Animal Health acquire Fort Dodge?

The acquisition of many of Fort Dodge’s U.S. products allows Pfizer Animal Health to greatly diversify its U.S. portfolio, as well as broaden its offering in all animal health segments. Pfizer Animal Health now offers an enhanced portfolio in beef, dairy, and companion animals, as well as a redefined product line for swine, equine and poultry.

What does the Pfizer-Alpharma merger mean for Animal Health?

The integration of Alpharma allows Pfizer Animal Health to build on its already broad product portfolio of biologics, medicines and immunodiagnostics with Alpharma’s industry-leading array of medicated feed additives and water-soluble therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of diseases.

Is Alpharma owned by Pfizer?

Alpharma was a wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals and became part of Pfizer Animal Health with Pfizer’s acquisition of King.