Warning about ‘cheap’ pet food sold online

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Many owners treat their pets as family and want to give them the best but veterinarians say many products sold online have not been vetted. – EPA pic, January 31, 2021.

MORE and more pets are turning up at animal clinics and hospitals because their owners are buying unsubstantiated pet food and products online simply because they are cheaper, said veterinarians and pet shop owners.

They told The Malaysian Insight there are questionable medication and food sold online and pet owners are resorting to those because they are cheaper and convenient.

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  • Every pack or can of pet food I bought online can be traced back to a physical pet shop, even if they use a different name online, tracing the sender address usually end up as one of the existing pet shops, at least, that is my experience. I do agree about the medication part though, some of them are prescription medication which should not be sold online without supervision of a vet.

    Posted 4 months ago by A Subscriber