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Online Pet Pharmacy Aware

Online Pet Pharmacy AWARE

We are happy to offer trustworthy online pharmacy services on our website in response to the growing use of internet for our every day activities. We would like to share information about how to safely use online pharmacies and what to do if you encounter a problem with a non reputable site. The FDA has developed a program regarding use of online pharmacies in both human and animal medicine.

Below is an insert from their website:

If you’ve ever searched online for prescription pet medicines, you’ve no doubt seen eye-catching, attention-grabbing claims. They sound convincing in their promises of convenience and lower prices. But are these claims always true?

Internet sites that sell pet drugs can be reputable pharmacies. However, others are fronts for businesses breaking Federal, State, and sometimes, International laws. Illegal online pharmacies may sell medicines that are counterfeit, outdated, mislabeled, incorrectly formulated, or improperly made or stored. These medicines may not contain the actual drug, may contain contaminants, or the incorrect amount of drug, may not work as well due to age or being stored in conditions that were too hot, cold, or humid, and may not have the proper directions for use. If you are unhappy with ordered products, illegal online pharmacies may fraudulently leave you with no way to get your money back.

If you still want to purchase your pet’s prescription medicines online, remember you can protect yourself by doing your homework and being online pharmacy A.W.A.R.E.

Be Online Pet Pharmacy AWARE:

A- Ask your veterinarian

W-Watch for red flags

A-Always check for site accreditation

R-Report problems and suspicious online pet pharmacies

E-Educate yourself about online pet pharmacies

Please use the link below to access the complete article including links to help report any unlawful online pharmacy

Activity:

http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/AnimalHealthLiteracy/ucm203000.htm