What the Vet Ordered: Pet Prescriptions

What the Vet Ordered: Pet Prescriptions

New legislation could make pet prescriptions even more profitable to retail pharmacies. “It’s really opening into this brick and mortar realm and there is great potential for retailers to grab a nice share of that market. There is a lot of money to be made.” — David Lummis, Packaged Facts

In-store pharmacies have gone to the dogs with Wal-Mart, Target, Walgreens and Kroger dispensing prescription-only and over-the-counter medications for pets.

New $4 generic programs and pet-inclusive pharmacy discounts are welcome relief for pet owners struggling to afford animal care.


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