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Animal health in South Africa

Lion Bridge supply a range of animal health products to prevent and treat diseases in pets and livestock. Our high-quality products contribute to the quality of life, health and welfare of animals throughout South Africa.

To ensure healthy pets, the focus is on preventing internal and external parasites and treating ailments such as arthritic pain and kidney, heart and allergic diseases. For livestock, we offer therapeutic products to treat parasitic and bacterial diseases and have a range of vaccines to prevent diseases. As part of ensuring animal health it is also important to control pests such as flies, ants, rodents and cockroaches.

Did you Know?

Africa is plagued with animal diseases which can only be effectively controlled through vaccines, the key to animal health.

  • Viral diseases e.g. African horse sickness, Rift Valley Fever, Bluetongue disease, Lumpy skin disease, Ephemeral fever
  • Bacterial diseases e.g Anthrax, Botulism and Black-Quarter

Animal Health in Pets

Pet health As a responsible pet owner, there are a few simple steps that will go a long way toward keeping your pet healthy and happy. Probably the most overlooked step in ensuring animal health is a regular physical. Most people only take their pet to the vet when there is a health concern or for routine vaccinations. A regular checkup will ensure early detection of diseases and is the key to a happy, healthy animal.

Read more on pet supplies and products to keep your pet healthy.

Animal Health in Livestock

Healthy livestockAnimal health in the livestock industry in South Africa is extremely important to support the agricultural sector's ability to export. According to the South African Animal Health Association, the animal health market generated revenues of R1.9 billion in 2012, but the potential is estimated between R5 and R6 billion! Animal health is an unsung contributor to South Africa's economy and well being!

Read more on Livestock Health in South Africa.