In 2016 it was believed that approximately 11 million UK households

In 2016 it was believed that approximately 11 million UK households – that’s 40 per cent of the total – have a pet. This is according to a study conducted on behalf of the UK Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association. So that’s about 8.5 million dogs, 8 million cats and several million other furry, and not so furry, friends like hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs and reptiles. That’s a lot of animals who all need to be pampered, cared for and treated if they get sick. That’s also a lot of trips to the vet. However, there are a number of reliable online pharmacies for pets which offer a range of benefits to you and your pet and can supply a fantastic range of general pet care products too.

We’ve put together five of the top benefits to you and your pet of using an online pharmacy for all your pet needs.

Reduced Stress

If you’ve ever tried getting a cat in a cat basket to take it to the vet when it really doesn’t want to go, you will be relieved to learn there is an alternative. It’s not just cats either: most other animals don’t like being transported to unfamiliar places, so being able to order online pet supplies or medicines without the need for a trip to the vet means less stress for you and, more importantly, less stress for the animal. And if your animal requires a repeat prescription, this can be ordered simply and easily online.

If your animal is unwell, you should always take it to the vet to get advice and for treatment, but if you need a flea treatment or a worming tablet, then why not order it online and save yourself and your pet any unnecessary stress and worry?

Added Convenience

Veterinary surgeries usually have standard opening hours, and the large pet superstores may be closed in the evening when it’s the most convenient time for you to shop. Online pet pharmacies are open 24/7, giving you the flexibility to place an order at a time to suit you, whether that’s on your … Read the rest