Veterinary Associates of North Branford, LLC

2364 Route 80
North Branford, CT 06471

(203)481-4238

northbranfordvet.com

Many clients are asking about online pharmacies.

Internet sites that sell pet drugs can be reputable pharmacies. However, others are sometimes breaking Federal, State, or International laws. Some of these online pharmacies may sell medicines that are counterfeit, outdated, mislabeled, incorrectly formulated, or improperly made or stored. These medicines may not work as well due to being stored in conditions that were too hot, cold, or humid. Many of the manufacturers will not stand behind their product if obtained from an illegal online pharmacy.

If you wish to purchase your pet’s prescription medicines online, you can protect yourself by doing some research and being online pharmacy A.W.A.R.E.

The AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) has published a FAQ page about online pharmacies. It can be found here: AVMA FAQs about Online Pharmacies

The FDA has also published a web page to help consumers be aware of online pharmacies: FDA Online Pharmacy Awareness