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S.A. (corporation)
Traded as EuronextVIRP
Industry Animal Health Care
Founded 1968
Founder Veterinary physician Pierre-Richard Dick
Headquarters Carros, France
Number of locations
31 subsidiaries
Area served
More than 100 countries
Products Antibiotics, vaccines, dermatology, antiparasitics, dental hygiene...
Revenue Increase 773 M (2014)
Number of employees
4,350 (2013)

Virbac is a French company dedicated exclusively to animal health founded in by the veterinarian Pierre-Richard Dick.

The company is the 8th[1] largest veterinarian pharmaceutical group with a turnover of 736 million euros in 2013. The company is a limited company with Executive and Supervisory Board. It is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1985 and member of the SBF 120. The founder's family is the majority shareholder of the company.


The company has 4,350 employees and is present in over 100 countries with 30 sales subsidiaries.Its production is located in 10 countries among which France, the US, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam. It also has seven research and development centers located in the United States, Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, France, Vietnam and Australia Source. It generates nearly 87% of its revenues outside France.

Its product range is designed to cover the main pathologies in companion animals and livestock: internal and external parasiticides (collars and pipettes), antibiotics, vaccines, diagnostic tests, dog and cat nutrition, dermatology, dental hygiene, reproductive, aquaculture, anesthesia, geriatrics and electronic identification (pets, horses, exotic pets…).