At some point, your pet is likely to need medication for one reason or another. And while prices can be high, there are ways to save so your pet’s medication is more affordable.
Why It’s Important
Medication can be a necessity for maintaining a pet’s health and quality of life. But, in some cases, the cost of pet medications may become a financial burden, especially when the cost of virtually everything goes up! Fortunately, with a little research and some helpful resources, you may be able to save on your pet’s medication.
First, when your vet writes a prescription for a brand-name medication, ask if there’s a generic version of the medication that may be cheaper to purchase. Also, you can always shop around with the pet’s prescription in hand as cheaper versions of medications given yearly, such as flea and tick as well as heartworm protection, may also be available elsewhere. (As a best practice, if you have concerns about generic vs. brand-name pet medications, consult with your vet.)
Next, look for resources that generally may have the pet medication you need at a cheaper price. Here are some ideas to get you started below.
So, when it comes to finding affordable pet medications, a little research just might help you save some money!
Check Out These Resources
Visit Phinney’s Care Corner for additional resources on ways to save on pet medications. Our Get Help page also provides a list of resources if you’re looking for affordable vet care services and more.
What You Can Do To Help
Phinney’s believes in keeping people and their beloved pets together. We do this by extending a helping hand to pet parents in need when these emergency vet visits become too costly for some to afford. Ways you can help include donating to Phinney’s or volunteering. And, anyone in need of help in caring for their pets can visit Get Help for more information.