Submission Number: 560891-00069
Received: 7/28/2012 8:15:54 PM
Commenter: Robert Baker
Organization: Baring Blvd. Veterinary Hospital
Agency: Federal Trade Commission
Initiative: Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201
Attachments: No Attachments
1) How are pet medications distributed to consumers?
a) veterinary hospitals
b) internet pharmacies
c) human pharmacies
d) feed stores
2) What are the business rationales for various pet medication distribution practices?
-convenience dispensed at time of office visit
-generally higher cost, less volume discount available.
-Lower cost (shipping?)
-No personal interaction
c) Human Pharmacy
-poss lower cost
-lack of veterinary knowledge