Features June 2011 Issue

When Buying Veterinary Drugs Online, Look for Accredited Sites

When Buying Veterinary Drugs Online, Look for Accredited Sites

Approval offers peace of mind when buying medications online.

Purchasing veterinary medications such as heartworm preventatives online can offer significant cost savings, but how can you be sure that you’re buying the real thing and not counterfeit products from China, which can be impossible to tell apart? I recently read about a dog who tested positive for heartworms despite being given monthly preventative medications. The reason may be that the heartworm preventative the owner purchased online was not what it claimed to be.

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