Elanco welcomes Bayer Animal Health to make an even better Elanco

Elanco’s combination with Bayer Animal Health brings together 166 years of experience in innovating, delivering and creating value for farmers, veterinarians, pet owners, and society as a whole. This is a key step on our journey to build a fit-for-purpose, customer-centered, purpose-driven, independent global animal health leader poised for the next era of growth.



Making Life Better for Them, Makes Life Better

That means a more comprehensive portfolio of products, along with unparalleled service and support, for the health of animals and for the good of people and the planet.


woman with dog

Continuous Innovation

With a shared value of innovation, our robust R&D pipeline is bolstered with five new expected launch equivalents.

person holding a piglet

Expanded Portfolio

Our combined portfolio cares for pets at all stages and places, and serves expanded segments of farm animal producers.

person with dog

Healthy Purpose™

Our unrelenting focus on positively impacting the health of animals, people and the planet drives our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life.

a dog being held

Unparalleled Service and Support

Together, we’re committed to providing unparalleled service and support to you, so you can do more for them. 

Building the Next Era of Growth

Elanco, now with the addition of Bayer Animal Health, has improved capabilities, scale and global reach to position the company as a long-term leader in the growing global animal health market.

making life better for them, makes life better diagonal logo

Building the Next Era of Growth

The acquisition of Bayer Animal Health is a key step in Elanco's journey to build a fit-for-purpose global animal health leader poised for the next era of growth. We are strengthening our proven Innovation, Portfolio and Productivity (IPP) strategy, creating value for customers and the animals in their care.

1 of 3

Dedicated to Our Healthy Purpose™

The expanded scale and global reach gained through this acquisition also expands our long-term strategy to address some of the most challenging societal issues, including malnutrition and obesity, social isolation and anxiety, and environmental sustainability.

Healthier Animals Icon

Healthier Animals

Helping pets and food animals live healthy, quality lives by continuously identifying new and innovative animal care products and practices, while sharing our expertise.

Healthier People icon

Healthier People

Improving people’s health, lives and livelihoods by promoting animal companionship and enabling sustainable production of meat, milk, fish and eggs.

Healthier Planet

Conserving natural resources by leveraging innovations and technological advances that will help our stakeholders produce more food, while making ourselves responsible stewards of our environment.

Leading With Purpose

We have the people, leadership and know-how to achieve our IPP goals and a successful integration, and to continue to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. With intention, we nurture an inclusive, purpose-driven culture built on Elanco's core values.
  • We act with integrity, by doing the right thing the right way.

  • respect icon

    We have respect for people, our customers, and the animals in their care.

  • excellence icon

    We're accountable, we deliver with excellence, and we strive to continuously improve.

You Might Be Interested in...

Get to know Elanco and our perspective on animal health by exploring more articles below.

two women looking at a digital pad in front of dairy cows

We are Elanco

Learn about who we are and what sets us apart in the industry.

woman talking to a group of people

Elanco's Healthy Purpose/ESG

Learn how we advance the well-being of animals, people and the planet through our corporate social responsibility framework.

man in a lab holding equipment

Leading Through Innovation

Learn how our research and development process applies expertise and data-driven insights to create solutions to significant animal health challenges.


Connect with Elanco

Country selector

Elanco and the diagonal bar logo are trademarks of Elanco or its affiliates. © 2021 Elanco.