The mission of CARE for Pets™, a leading consumer advocate for the pet industry, is to improve the health, safety and wellness of all pets by improving transparency and accountability with in the pet products and services industry.
Recent investigations indicate that not all states perform timely inspections on veterinary practices as required by law and may not adequately follow up on inspection violations or licensing requirements.
A growing number of pet owners are shopping at online pet pharmacies to save money on both prescription and non-prescription medication for their pets. Our research shows there are potential risks when buying pet medications from an online pharmacy.
A recent 2016 study on behalf of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association found that the main reason pet owners buy pet insurance was more for emotional than economic reasons (minimize the risk of a major veterinary bill).