Submission Number: 560891-00542
Received: 9/24/2012 5:37:53 PM
Commenter: Steven Bailey, DVM, DABVP Feline Specialist
Organization: Exclusively Cats
Agency: Federal Trade Commission
Initiative: Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201
Attachments: No Attachments
This bill, as written, will result in the mistreatment of pets, and dispensation of incorrect medications at a even greater rate (per patient) than currently happens in the human medical field
Veterinarians (most) have dedicated their lives to serving pets, and people who own them. On the other hand, by definition, These large corporate businesses have dedicated their lives to making money.
Yet, it is the conglomerates who are protected by this bill; while veterinarians are left in a less than defensible position should something go wrong with the prescribed (pharmaceutical) treatment.