SUPPORT THE FAIRNESS TO PET OWNERS ACT

TELL CONGRESS TO GIVE PET OWNERS ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PET MEDICATIONS

Why is a Federal Law the Solution

Federal Problems Require Federal Solutions

Federal Government

Federal Government grants veterinarians the exclusive power to prescribe pet medications.

Manufacturers

Many manufacturers sell only to veterinarians and often refuse to sell to certified pharmacies. Those same manufacturers may sell many of the same medications at a lower cost to human pharmacies (often in generic forms), which receive prescriptions from human physicians.

Veterinarian

As the person who prescribes the medications AND the person who also sells the medication, there is an inherent conflict of interest.

The result limits competition and increases prices for pet medications for pet owners.

Pet Owners

Pet owners need the federal government to protect their right to automatically receive a copy of their pet’s prescriptions so they can choose where to purchase their pet’s medications and aren’t forced to purchase solely from their veterinarian.

 

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.