Inset

FDA Warning: Buyer BewarePurchasing Pet Drugs Online: Buyer Beware

"Discount pet drugs—no prescription required" may appeal to pet owners surfing the Web, but FDA experts say it can be risky to buy drugs online from sites that tout this message and others like it.

Some of the Internet sites that sell pet drugs represent legitimate, reputable pharmacies, says Martine Hartogensis, D.V.M., deputy director of the Office of Surveillance and Compliance in FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM). But others are fronts for unscrupulous businesses operating against the law.

FDA has found companies that sell unapproved pet drugs and counterfeit pet products, make fraudulent claims, dispense prescription drugs without requiring a prescription, and sell expired drugs.

Read more from the FDA about purchasing pet drugs online.

Download the PDF, just click here.

Latest Tweets

PRAH40 Roundworms are the most common of the parasitic worms found inside our pets and that can effect the rest of the... https://t.co/UzsSZbdFrM
PRAH40 Maddie the black lab and Quinn the yellow lab had a little play date this morning in our waiting room! https://t.co/rGObJK5ePb
PRAH40 Please share this sweet big guy in need of a home! https://t.co/yQw2k42B5E
PRAH40 Start the new year with a dose of cuteness #prah #puppies
PRAH40 A little late but we just got the pics of Remy enjoying his Festival of Lights present "the llamaka " and equal... https://t.co/aesjONKjFt

Join Us on Facebook!