Vets First Choice And The Apothecary Shops Forge Partnership

Posted: June 13, 2011, 5 p.m., EDT



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The Apothecary Shops, a national specialty and compounding pharmacy, and Vets First Choice announced a partnership today to deliver compounded medications to veterinary clients. The Apothecary Shops, accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), will provide the compounding services.

Vets First Choice is a national home delivery provider of Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency-approved pharmaceuticals and therapeutic diets.

“This partnership provides peace of mind for veterinarians and their clients in knowing these important medications are prepared under stringent guidelines and strict regulations,” says Benjamin Shaw, CEO of Vets First Choice.

A recent document about pharmaceutical compounding prepared by the Animal Health Institute, American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Distribution Association, recommended that consumers ask their pharmacists if the pharmacy is accredited with PCAB.

“The collaboration between The Apothecary Shops and Vets First Choice sets a very high bar for quality and creates a unique and compelling added value service in the market,” says Brett Cordes, DVM and director of veterinary medicine for The Apothecary Shops. “We have been consistent and vocal advocates for third-party verification of quality and the Veterinary- Patient-Pharmacist relationship.  Our partnership with Vets First Choice takes our commitment to the next level.”

The Apothecary Shops and Vets First Choice will launch the service at the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference, June 15 through 18, in Denver.

Visit TheApothecaryshops.com or VetsFirstChoice.com for more information.

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