Recent years have seen an explosion of pharmacy options for pet owners. Where they once had no other option but to go to their local veterinary office to pick up food and medicine for their pets, pet owners today have any number of options to choose from. But how do pet owners decide what outside pharmacy is right for them?

Sue Hutton, LVMT and Melody Drushal, LVMT from Covetrus join the podcast today to walk listeners through all of the benefits, drawbacks and even potential risks associated with using an outside pharmacy.Here are links to the information we talked about today:

Bonus link to learn about the occurrence of various vector borne diseases: Companion Animal Parasite Council

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