Walmart launches pet pharmacy, opening more in-store clinics
May 7, 2019Walmart says it is launching its first pet pharmacy and opening more in-store veterinary clinics. “These clinics offer affordable, high quality, and convenient services to save customers as much as 40 to 60 percent on vaccines and minor illness packages and exams,” the company wrote on its website. The news comes at a time when private practices are already competing with online pharmacy retailers that are digging into their revenue. According to Walmart, it …
Reintroduced house bill would require prescription writing from vets
May 13, 2017U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is giving it the old college try again by reintroducing a bill that would mandate that veterinarians give written copies of all prescriptions they issue for companion animals, whether clients ask for or even want them.