Lessons from Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act

2004 prescription release legislation for contact lenses benefited consumers, opticians and manufacturers [one_half]1978 Eyeglasses Rule Passed Guaranteed eyeglass patients a right to a copy of their prescriptions Enabled Lens Crafters and the advent of 1-hour on-site preparation of lenses Resulted in significantly lower prices for eyeglasses, more customer convenience, and faster service [/one_half] [one_half_last]2004 Contact Lens … Read more

Summer Pet Safety

The dog days of summer are almost upon us!  Sunshine and longer days allow us to spend more time with our pets outdoors, so whether your take your pup camping, hiking, or to the beach, keep these tips in mind for a safe summer: Hydrate Your Hound Your dog should consume about one ounce of … Read more

Good Pet-iquette!

If you’re like many pet owners, it’s hard for you to leave those sad puppy dog eyes at home every time you run out for errands or a bite to eat.  These days, it’s not uncommon to see pups accompanying their owners to restaurants, bars, nail salons, and more. I think this is great, but … Read more

WCIU Chicago

“There is a new coalition, it’s called Advocacy for Pets and Affordable Wellness.  They encourage people to get a prescription from their veterinarian.  It’s also great because you can go to Wal-Mart or Costco and fill your prescription for a huge percentage less than you normally would.  Everyone should go check out APAW.org.”

NBC 11 Baltimore

“APAW, Advocacy for Pets and Affordable Wellness, always tells us it’s important to be cognizant as to where we store our pet medication.  We have lockable boxes so children cannot get into them.  What is nice about this, is that you can store Vet Guard and VetIQ pet meds right inside.”

Fox 29 Philadelphia

“APAW, Advocacy for Pets and Affordable Wellness recommends flea and tick medication all year round.  What’s great about it is they push generics because you can afford them.  So instead of the lead brand you can buy from your veterinarian, you can buy these for about $25 at Walmart, Costco and Target.”

Fox 5 Atlanta

“Check out these testimonials on APAW’s website of people saying they saved $11, $43, even $73 a month.  And for those flea and tick medications, try generic.  You can also purchase that at your local pharmacy, KMart or WalMart.  Because it’s so affordable you are not going to be so discouraged to treat your pet … Read more