Antibiotic resistance and animals

Learn about antimicrobial resistance related to food-producing animals and companion animals (pets). Also learn about the actions we are taking to address this problem.

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Antimicrobial resistance and animals - Actions

How we are taking action to address antimicrobial resistance related to the use of antimicrobials in animals.

Veterinary Health Products (VHPs)

How we are regulating VHPs for the general health and welfare of companion and food-producing animals. 

Personal importation of drugs for food-producing animals

How we are controlling personal importation of certain drugs for food-producing animals.

Veterinary antimicrobial sales reporting

How we are collecting veterinary antimicrobial sales information to support our surveillance program.

Promoting responsible use of antimicrobials in animals

How we are taking action to promote the responsible use of antimicrobials in animals.

Antimicrobial Resistance and animals: Background

About the issue of antimicrobial resistance related to veterinary drugs and previous actions.

Lists Incorporated by Reference

Find information on regulatory List A, List B and List C.

Oversight on the quality of active pharmaceutical ingredients for veterinary use in Canada

We are increasing the oversight on the quality of active pharmaceutical ingredients for veterinary use in Canada.

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