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Founded in 1996, 1800 PetMeds is an online pet pharmacy focused on prescription and non-prescription pet medications and products for cats, dogs, and horses. 1800 PetMeds is publically traded (NASDAQ: PETS). The company carries the majority of well-known brands of medication, such as Frontline Plus, Advantage II, Heartgard Plus, Deramaxx, and Rimadyl.
The company employs 204 full time employees, including 118 in customer care and marketing, 34 in fulfillment and purchasing, 28 in pharmacy, 4 in information technology, 3 in administrative positions, and 7 in management.
In order to sell the prescription medication, 1800 PetMeds is a pharmacy licensed or authorized to conduct business in all 50 of the United States. In March 2010, PetMeds achieved Vet-CIPPS accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). This accreditation affirms that the company dispenses prescription drugs and devices and assures animal care providers that they are purchasing drugs and devices from a facility that meets the licensing requirements of the state in which the facility is based and each state to which it dispenses pharmaceuticals.