Posts Tagged ‘Veterinary pharmacy’
Pharmacy Mistakes Can Harm Our Pets!
CNN has reported that 30 million dispensing errors happen at outpatient pharmacies for human patients each year. That’s about 1% of the 3 billion prescriptions written annually. Unfortunately, it appears that people aren’t the only victims of these mistakes…our pets now get the wrong doses or even the wrong drugs as pet owners search for new places to fill their pet prescriptions.Read More
The Confusing World of Pet Parasite Prevention
Most dog and cat owners understand the importance of keeping their pets safe from deadly parasites, like heartworms and intestinal worms. But, our stores are now being flooded with generic products and these new brands are creating confusion. In addition, some of the other, better known products, have disappeared leaving everyone even more confused. Exactly what parasite control products should you be using for your pets?Read More
Pet Poisonings Often Happen At Home.
Although scary headlines about evil people leaving antifreeze laced treats lying around are commonplace, most pets who encounter any sort of poison do so in their very own home. How serious is this situation and what can you do to prevent a poison mishap in your house?Read More
Healing Canine Arthritis with…Platelets?
Seeing an older pet struggle to climb stairs or hearing your canine friend cry out in pain is a heart-wrenching experience for any pet lover. Finding relief for painful pups is often a challenge. But, a new therapy that comes from your pet’s own blood is showing some promise and giving owners, and veterinarians, hope!Read More
Generic Pet Drugs…Good or Bad for Your Pets?
Walk down any drug store aisle and you will see various store brand medications alongside the nationally known brand name products. These generic drugs are big business in human pharmacies and now some drug manufacturers have set their sights on a new market…generic medications for our pets. Should you be concerned about the safety or effectiveness of these drugs?Read More