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Whooaaah guys. If you ever buy your pet's medications from a human pharmacy, you must read Dr. Khuly's latest blog post. I never once thought about this subject whenever we get Wyatt Ray 's meds from human pharmacies, but now I will:

Why Human and Veterinary Pharmacies Are NOT Created Equal

". . .this error speaks more of the unique problems veterinarians and their patients confront when they employ human pharmacies. After all, this particular mistake is way less likely to have happened in a veterinary pharmacy. Here’s why: Veterinary pharmacists are always on the lookout for mistakes related to species-specific and size-related problems."

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Oh wow.  This is not good.  🙁   I have used Walmart for Augmentin for the dogs Bosch & Sassy because it was cheaper than buying through the clinic.  I will definitely watch when and if I have to get them again

 

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Yeah, same here Michelle, we buy from the box box ones a lot. We'll still do it but will be WAY more vigilant.

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