Despite vaccination there will always be a need to treat sick animals. This fact sheet outlines the vital role in treating and controlling the spread of diseases in animal and people with antibiotics.
This fact sheet explains how animals, just like people, get sick and require medicines, including antibiotics. When a bacterial infection occurs, just like people, animals need treatment with an antibiotic.
Within the EU, antibiotics can only be administered after veterinary prescription. This fact sheet outlines the route of administration recommended by veterinarians to ensure an antibiotic is delivered effectively.
This fact sheet outlines how preventive use of antibiotics is sometimes necessary in specific circumstances to support animal health and welfare.