Use A Human Pharmacy Instead If You Have To.

Apr 20

Did You Know that the "Pharmacy" operating within Chewy, Petsmart, PetcareRx and Petmeds is the same company?  To be honest, I felt like Chewy (especially) really sank to the next level when they hopped into bed with that clan.

The most annoying thing about these p.o.s. "pet" pharmacies.

When you see their advertisement on TV and go to their site, people start looking around and they see stuff they think might be good for their pet.

So they order it. Because you can. You can order anything those pharmacies sell, of your own volition.

But often, it requires a prescription, so the Pet Pharmacy (supposedly a human being there, ha ha ha!!!) sends me a prescription to authorize.

And it's for something that would kill the client's cat SO FAST, it wouldn't even get to my office in time for stomach pumping.

It doesn't work that way at human pharmacies: People can't just walk up to a human pharmacist and say "I think my pet needs this, please send prescription authorization to my Vet." Pet Pharmacies oblige this CONSTANTLY. What idiots.

I get prescription authorizations for:

  • Flea control that kills cats (Products for dogs only)
  • Nsaids that kill cats (Acetaminophen in the formula)
  • Two of the same category (redundant) medications,
  • Two antagonistic medications for heart conditions because 'my grandfather takes that and I thought it would help my dog",
  • A dose on thyroid medications so low that it wouldn't help a church mouse, (Owner and Dr Google just guessed the dog had thyroid problems)
  • Heartworm pill refills for three years in a row with the prescription date LITERALLY hand scratched out,
  • An authorization for brand Vetoryl when the generic would have been a quarter the price. (I should have let the client pay for the $50 stuff instead of pointing him at the $12 stuff)
  • Heartworm pills at $4 off per box while we were running a buy-two-get-one from the manufacturer at the office.
  • Authorizations for fake heartworm pills.
  • Fake authorizations for real heartworm pills. (Yeah, these onlines will take almost handwritten prescriptions)
  • Heartworm pills with Dutch (?) labeling from South Africa or something?

There's more, except the number of instances is rarer.

One of these days they'll go in and take the licenses away from the "pharmacists" working in those shops. But tbh I doubt that would impede the big wheels turning in that industry. So I said all that to say this: Use a human pharmacy instead of a "pet" pharmacy. There are SEVEN human pharmacies that do animal products. They're on my website. They're VIPPS accredited (not just dot-pharmacy domain holders) and they're legitimate.

 

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Use A Human Pharmacy Instead If You Have To.

Apr 20

Did You Know that the "Pharmacy" operating within Chewy, Petsmart, PetcareRx and Petmeds is the same company?  To be honest, I felt like Chewy (especially) really sank to the next level when they hopped into bed with that clan.

The most annoying thing about these p.o.s. "pet" pharmacies.

When you see their advertisement on TV and go to their site, people start looking around and they see stuff they think might be good for their pet.

So they order it. Because you can. You can order anything those pharmacies sell, of your own volition.

But often, it requires a prescription, so the Pet Pharmacy (supposedly a human being there, ha ha ha!!!) sends me a prescription to authorize.

And it's for something that would kill the client's cat SO FAST, it wouldn't even get to my office in time for stomach pumping.

It doesn't work that way at human pharmacies: People can't just walk up to a human pharmacist and say "I think my pet needs this, please send prescription authorization to my Vet." Pet Pharmacies oblige this CONSTANTLY. What idiots.

I get prescription authorizations for:

  • Flea control that kills cats (Products for dogs only)
  • Nsaids that kill cats (Acetaminophen in the formula)
  • Two of the same category (redundant) medications,
  • Two antagonistic medications for heart conditions because 'my grandfather takes that and I thought it would help my dog",
  • A dose on thyroid medications so low that it wouldn't help a church mouse, (Owner and Dr Google just guessed the dog had thyroid problems)
  • Heartworm pill refills for three years in a row with the prescription date LITERALLY hand scratched out,
  • An authorization for brand Vetoryl when the generic would have been a quarter the price. (I should have let the client pay for the $50 stuff instead of pointing him at the $12 stuff)
  • Heartworm pills at $4 off per box while we were running a buy-two-get-one from the manufacturer at the office.
  • Authorizations for fake heartworm pills.
  • Fake authorizations for real heartworm pills. (Yeah, these onlines will take almost handwritten prescriptions)
  • Heartworm pills with Dutch (?) labeling from South Africa or something?

There's more, except the number of instances is rarer.

One of these days they'll go in and take the licenses away from the "pharmacists" working in those shops. But tbh I doubt that would impede the big wheels turning in that industry. So I said all that to say this: Use a human pharmacy instead of a "pet" pharmacy. There are SEVEN human pharmacies that do animal products. They're on my website. They're VIPPS accredited (not just dot-pharmacy domain holders) and they're legitimate.

 

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JVZoo Opinion

Jul 19

Hey guys
I don't buy JVZoo apps anymore, the whole show is just a joke. "Lifetime access" to buggy, inadequate software –  pays for the launch startup. They fix the app's bugs and add the promised assets and THEN sell it to the so-called lifetime members as "different" software (Version 2) at retail. 
Todd Gross is a two bit huckster. Be careful what you endorse. People are getting sick of buying software again that they had "lifetime access" to. 

Gross: Oh, no this isn't the same software you bought. This is NEW different software. 

Me:  You mean, it's the same software with the bugs worked out, and the resources and assets you promised it would have finally added, and now it's "Version II" and I get to pay again? 

Gross: Well, you don't have to, you could certainly stay with the buggy Version I software while the rest of us use Version II which is different software you can buy at retail. 

Me:  Is it going to be that way with every JVZoo offering? 

Gross: How would we pay for launches if we didn't loop people into the prototype? And how would we pay our bills unless we kept selling the applications to people again and again? 

Me: So far, every software I've bought from JVZoo has been offered to me to buy (again) as Version II I presume the rest will be done that way?

Gross:   Why not?

 

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Free 47 Page Koi Nutrition E Book When you Subscribe to Free Once a Month Newsletter

May 04

Subscribe here – And you'll get download links to your free 47 Page Ebook on "How and What to Feed Your Koi" which you can print, or even read online as a free Flipbook, on any device. Mobile or Desktop. 

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New Resources

Apr 27

Without taking too much of your time, let me show you some new resources, which are of benefit to Dog, Cat, Koi and Pondfish Lovers. 

I did a page and a video on dental cleaning in dogs and WHY – it's not just cosmetic in fact that's secondary: It's actually the comfort of the dog to eliminate / control dental disease with recession of the gum line and exposure of roots. Also, and MOST importantly, the elimination of bacteria going from the very capillary-rich gums into the airway, and bloodstream. 

I also did a video and page on a Way to control and eliminate bad breath in dogs SIMPLY by addition of a product called Oxyfresh to the dog's water. It's a perishable disinfectant that the dog can safely drink, and then it's inactivated by the HCl (stomach acid)  —   so there's no disinfection of the "good Bacteria" in the gut. That's here.

A video you might also like is about Koi and Pond Fish Ulcer Disease. This link takes you to a three video series which covers the causes, and management of Koi Ulcer Disease / Body Sores and Finrot. It's a Springtime disorder for the most part. You will learn a LOT from the video. 

Lastly for this resource announcement is a way of supporting pH in your pond or aquarium. It makes "PH Crash" a thing of the past. The video talks about a PILL made of Plaster of Paris. The video shows you HOW to make the pills, WHY to make them, WHEN to use them, WHEN NOT to use them, HOW they work, HOW LONG they usually last, and a LOT more. That's why the "pH PIll" videos are a series of three starting with the link I put in this paragraph. 

I hope you like these items. 

Thanks

Doc Johnson

 

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pH Pill To Sustain pH and Prevent pH Crash

Apr 09

How To Support pH in Aquatic Systems like ponds and aquaria with more convenience and even better residual safety.

There are two videos on Youtube done by Dr. Erik Johnson regarding a way to make a pH Buffer into a pill form, that slowly dissolves to support pH and prevent pH Crash. A real thing.

It's as easy as making pills of Plaster of Paris but then again, it's NOT that simple. You need the right Plaster and you need to make sure they are VERY dry before you use them.

  • What fish should NOT be exposed to PH Pills?
  • Where should you put the pH Pills?
  • How long do they last and what impacts that?
  • What do you make these in and how does the oven factor in their production?

All these and more in pH Pill Part One and pH Pill Part Two

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