Wal-Mart-backed legislation, called the Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, aims to change all of that. Under its terms veterinarians in all states would be required to: • Write a prescription whether or not he or she plans to dispense the medication. • Provide a written disclosure notifying clients that they may fill the prescription at the veterinary clinic or an off-site pharmacy. • Verify a prescription electronically, or by other means consistent with ...

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