A little about us

Founded in 1989, Vet Brands International has built a reputation as a top-notch industry distributor, sourcing world-class animal health and nutritional veterinary products from over a dozen countries ranging from China and Argentina to New Zealand and Ireland. Using its exceptional leverage in the Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. markets, VBI offers unmatched services in all aspects of distribution, business consulting, sales, and marketing. This enables major corporations and independent businesses alike to participate in this dynamic and growing animal health and nutrition marketplace.


Our Attributes:

  • Broad experience
  • Excellent International contacts
  • Wide-range of inventory
  • Multilingual and multinational high-capacity team
  • Honesty and trust

Our History

VBI was founded in 1989 as a one-person company by John Honeycutt, who performed all the tasks involved in the business of veterinary medicine.

Through the years, a VBI earned a reputation of excellence in the distribution of veterinary products from various international sources and gradually developed an infrastructure of facilities and personnel allowing to offer services unparalleled in all aspects of distribution, business consulting, sales and marketing in the animal health and nutrition industry.

Our Mission

Provide channels and services in the international animal health and nutrition industry for your products to arrive in the best condition to the end user in global markets.

About Our Founder

John N. Honeycutt is the Founder and CEO of Vet Brands International. Mr. Honeycutt has 35 years of experience in the international sales and marketing of animal health and nutritional veterinary products, including roles as an executive with leading animal health multinationals before founding Vet Brands International. Raised in Mexico and the United States, Mr. Honeycutt comes from a family with a 100-year history of ranching in Mexico and Texas. A graduate of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, Mr. Honeycutt is a chemist and biologist by training and entered the animal health industry in research and product development positions. Like his staff, he speaks and writes fluently in English and Spanish and Portuguese.

Our Team

VBI offers capabilities that are rarely found in independent firms due to its unique team of seasoned animal health and nutrition professionals. Each with extensive domestic and international experience, our long-time staff of veterinarians, regulatory and technical experts, sales and marketing executives, and nutritionists represent a board range of cultures and countries including: Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, China, The Philippines, and Puerto Rico, as well as the U.S. Every member of the staff is fully fluent in both Spanish and English.


VBIs main office, including a retail store and a 15,000-sq. ft. warehouse facility, are located in Miramar, Florida, in close proximity to three international airports. In addition, VBI has offices in Peru, El Salvador (second warehouse), Mexico, China, Great Britain, and Ireland.

John Honeycutt

Melissa Ferguson

Dr. Rafael Garcia

Eli Figueroa

Ivan Barrenechea

Chase Brown

Didier Delgadillo

Marlene Bustos

Bernard Natho

Mike Finley

Jennifer Osorio

Bertila Fonseca

Francisco Pulgar

Healthy products to help take care of the pets you love for life

Private Label

Private label manufacturing capabilities across all product categories. 


State-of-the-art warehouse facilities in U.S. and Latin America.


Major Brands & More

Major brands, as well as our own private-label products for livestock, poultry, and pets. 

5,000+ Inventory

Comprehensive 5,000+ inventory of pharmaceutical, biological, and nutritional products, as well as equipment and instruments. 

International Delivery

Distribution in all 18 Latin American countries (South America and Central America), all 
Caribbean island nations, and the United States, as well as the Middle East. 


Regulatory Approval

Complete management of regulatory approval process for pharmaceuticals, with onsite 
handling of all documentation and sampling. 

Multilingual Oversight

Multilingual oversight by home office, as well as dedicated local representatives.

Cost-Effective Shipping

Large warehouse capacity in Florida and El Salvador for cost-effective shipping.


Specialized Processes

Specialized ordering and manufacturing. 

Call Us Now at 800-766-7543 to learn more how Vet Brands International can deliver quality critical care for the pets you love

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