SUPPORT THE FAIRNESS TO PET OWNERS ACT
TELL CONGRESS TO GIVE PET OWNERS ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PET MEDICATIONS
Pharmacists are Qualified to Dispense Pet Medications
Licensed Pharmacists are Experts at Dispensing Medication
Pharmacists are required by law to dispense medications as prescribed by a veterinarian or a human physician.
Pharmacists can help customers verify the medication and dosage is safe for their pets, and help customers save money if generic equivalents are available and applicable.
Many veterinary schools and programs in the United States have pharmacists teach veterinary students about pet medications and proper dispensing practices.
If pharmacists train and educate veterinarians on pet medications, they are surely qualified to dispense pet medications.
Pharmacists have information about every pet medication and can consult with pet owners about usage and safety considerations.
Just like your human physician, veterinarians should discuss each medication they are prescribing your pet and how to use it.
Pharmacists undergo rigorous training and education to understand the chemistry and pharmacological effects of any medication.
They must pass extensive tests and undergo years of collegiate education to be earn their license to dispense medications.
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.