Safe and nutritious food products derived from animals are more likely to come from healthy animals than those that are compromised by disease. Veterinary medicine will help in preventing diseases and maintaining good health. Developing countries like China should have more precise veterinary drug regulation and guidelines relating to it. The aim of this article, by Chetana Madival, Balamuralidhara V. and T.M. Pramod Kumar of JSS College of Pharmacy, and A.Ramkishan, Deputy Drugs Controller (India), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, is to provide an overview of veterinary pharmaceutical market and regulation involved in import and drug registration in China.