For many of us, our pets are our children. We raise them from when they are babies, take care of them every day, and even dress them up. When they get sick, we want to give them the best care possible. Medication is costly, however, and in today’s economic climate, many pet parents are looking into buying pet medicine online.
Often veterinarians will not write prescriptions and prefer to sell medications they have in their offices. This can become pretty expensive, but the amount of money saved by purchasing medication over the Internet has to be weighed against how urgently the pets need the medication. In many cases, the waiting time has no impact and the owner of the dog or cat can go ahead with the web-based order.
Internet pharmacies often offer the lowest rates for medicines. Compared with the veterinarian’s office or pet stores, the price in some cases are cut in half. In addition, when you buy these medications on the web, a prescription is not required.
Don’t be afraid to let your veterinarian know if you decide to go this route. In fact, tell your vet which e-pharmacy you’ve chosen and ask for an opinion. Not all Internet sites are reputable and your vet may have caught wind of any sites with bad reputations. Your vet will also be familiar with the good ones.
The Internet pharmacy should have no trouble in providing any of their contact information you need. It should have been in business for at least a year. Remember, you are going to be giving this medication to your pets once you receive it. The last thing you want to do is give a questionable medication from a shady pharmacy to your beloved animal.
The vast majority of Internet pharmacies for pets are fine, however, and they have big advantages over shopping at a brick-and-mortar store. Certain medications like K9 Advantix don’t need visiting the vet first and are purchased online, particularly because they are not immediately required.
Best of all, you can do your shopping from the comfort of your own home. You don’t have to bundle your dog or cat up and take him along with you on the road, and the medication will arrive safely and quickly at your door in no time. This eliminates the need for taking your sick pet to the veterinarian and waiting in a small room full of anxious pets, reducing your pet’s overall stress level and helping him or her get better faster.
Thanks to the Internet, shopping for medication for your dog or cat is no longer the nerve-wracking, stressful experience it used to be and instead can be taken care of right from the home. You get less to worry about, your animal has less to worry about, and the two of you can relax at home while someone else does all the work. It’s no wonder that more and more people are choosing to buy pet medicine online.