Animal medicines information leaflets

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate published information leaflets


  1. Reporting side effects to animal medicines: pharmacovigilance
  2. De-wormers for animals (Anthelmintics)
  3. Availability of animal medicines
  4. Avoiding veterinary residues in food: maintaining consumer confidence
  5. How to qualify to prescribe or supply animal medicines
  6. Accredited Internet Retailer Scheme (AIRS)
  7. How you can tell if an animal medicine is legal or illegal
  8. Know if a medicine is safe for your pet
  9. Horse medicines and passport requirements: owners and keepers
  10. The work of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
  11. Vaccines for dogs & cats: advice for owners
  12. Vaccines for dogs and cats: advice for vets
  13. Veterinary medicines: advice for pharmacists
  14. Veterinary medicines residues in food: issues for vets
Published 1 December 2014
Last updated 30 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Microchip adverse event reporting scheme removed - no longer relevant
  2. First published.