The mission of CARE for Pets™ (a leading consumer advocate for the PET CARE INDUSTRY) is to advance the health, safety and wellness of all pets by improving transparency and accountability; and seeks to strengthen the human-animal bond to improve the lives of people and pets.
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.
Approximately 2.16 million pets were insured in the United States at the end of 2018 according to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA). This marks an increase of 18 percent from 2017. The average Accident and Illness premium for dogs in 2018 was about $566 and $354 for cats.
A growing number of pet owners looked for an accredited hospital the last time they chose an animal hospital. Unlike human hospitals, not all veterinary hospitals are required to be accredited. Word-of-mouth is still the primary factor for selecting a new veterinary practice.