SUPPORT THE FAIRNESS TO PET OWNERS ACT

TELL CONGRESS TO GIVE PET OWNERS ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PET MEDICATIONS

Current Pet Owners’ Rights

States

Require veterinarians to provide prescriptions to pet owners (but it doesn’t happen regularly and is very difficult to enforce)

States

Require veterinarians to release the prescription to pet owners upon request

States

Require veterinarians to provide prescriptions to pet owners (but it doesn’t happen regularly and is very difficult to enforce)

Common Practices That Hurt Pet Owners

Veterinarians may require prescription release fees which reduces pet owner’s ability to save $$$ if taking prescription to another pharmacy.

Veterinarians may require pet owners to sign a liability waiver for buying meds at other licensed pharmacies which can impact customer behavior and choice.

About FTPOA

The fairness to pet owners act (FTPOA) is a congressional bill that will benefit pet owners by giving them access to affordable medication for their pets.  If passed, pet owners will be allowed to choose where to fill their pet’s prescription, just like humans do for their prescriptions.