Category Archives: Looking Back and Looking Forward with Drs. McKee and Pownall

Challenges of Supplying Medications

With the advent of online pharmacies in the US, as veterinarians, we are often asked why we don’t carry a certain product, or why prices are sometimes higher in Canada than what is advertised on a US online pharmacy. The simple answer is that Canada and the US do not share drug approval systems; so what is available and approved in the US may not be approved for use in Canada and vice versa. Also the product manufacturers often have separate Canadian and US divisions or suppliers. Believe it or not we share these same frustrations and often ask our suppliers these same questions. Continue reading

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American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention 2011

As you know, Mike, Michelle, Maggie, Elise, and myself all traveled to the American Association of Equine Practitioners convention in San Antonio Texas over the last week. Elise and I headed down together on Friday, and a customs guy asked … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Welcome to the first of many, many blogs from me on the new McKee-Pownall Equine Service website. There are several reason why I wanted to write this blog. The first is to give those who are interested a “behind the … Continue reading

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