Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201 #560891-00069

Submission Number:
560891-00069
Commenter:
Robert Baker
Organization:
Baring Blvd. Veterinary Hospital
State:
Nevada
Initiative Name:
Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201

1) How are pet medications distributed to consumers a) veterinary hospitals b) internet pharmacies c) human pharmacies d) feed stores 2) What are the business rationales for various pet medication distribution practices a)veterinary hospital -convenience dispensed at time of office visit -generally higher cost, less volume discount available. b)Internet pharmacy -Lower cost (shipping ) -No personal interaction -possible diversion c) Human Pharmacy -poss lower cost -lack of veterinary knowledge