Regulatory Approval Process for Veterinary Drugs

Similar to the human pharmaceutical industry, innovation is essential to the existence of animal health companies. The development of new vet drugs takes 5–15 yrs and more than US$100 million is needed to advance an animal health drug from initial concept to market. The current total Indian animal health market is just 1/100th of world […]

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FDA Regulations for export of Veterinary Products

Overview The FDA verifies/ enforces certain requirements of animal and veterinary products at the time they are imported or offered for import into the United States. The products include animal food and feed, pet food, animal drugs, medicated feed, and veterinary devices. The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is the FDA centre responsible for overseeing […]

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Minor Use/Minor Species Drugs

“Minor Use” drugs are for intended uses in major species (horses, dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, turkeys, and chickens) for diseases that occur infrequently or in limited geographic areas and in only a small number of animals annually. “Minor Species” are all animals other than humans that are not one of the major species. They include animals such […]

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Trends in Veterinary Medicine

The trending topics with informed opinion, which will have a big impact on pet lifestyle and health care. Feline care Over the past decade, the state of feline affairs has become an increasingly evident source of consternation. Despite being the top pet, population-wise, cats do not enjoy the benefits dogs do. Vet visits are less, […]

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