We here at Otcpets are also pet owners, so we understand, pets are our companions, our best buddies. But as living beings, they like us get sick sometimes, and like us they need medications. It is up to us, as responsible owners to give it to them. Most of the time we have a good idea what the need in the way of prevention. But when our pets are ill, we most often need a vet consultation. In the case of some prevention medications it is also necessary to prove clear before we administer them. However, if your certain your pet has previously tested clear buying pet meds without a vet prescription is okay if you’re buying name brand products from a reliable website.
Sick pets, preferably require a checkup by a certified professional. Sometimes the cause is clear, an infestation of fleas, the presence of a paralysis tick, are causes we can easily identify, but a distressed, coughing, bloated dog is not so easy to decipher, generally in this case a vet is only able to prescribe the proper treatment.
Below we talk about the kind of medications you can buy without a vet prescription. We also talk about the factors you should take into consideration before you buy pet meds without vet prescription to ensure you’re getting an effective and safe product.
Not all pet medicines require a prescription from the vet. Many medicines can be purchased over the counter or online from quality suppliers. On the other hand, there are some medications that do require a veterinarian prescription. But even in the former case, when you can buy medicine without a prescription from a vet, it’s best to consult your vet first, then to save money buy the same product online.
There are a many pet meds available on the market without vet prescriptions. Flea and tick medicines are an example of over the counter pet medicines that fall under this category. In some cases, even some human medicines so such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used (if required). These are available online and can be purchased without a vet prescription.
But it is always advisable that you have prior consultation with your vet and clearly understand which pet meds without vet prescription may be safely purchased over-the-counter. You should also be advised about what dose should be administered based on your pet’s size and breed, its duration of use and what possible side effects