As the only veterinary medical hospital in Wisconsin with a licensed pharmacy, you can count on UW Veterinary Care (UWVC) to expertly counsel you on the best medication for your pet’s condition. The UWVC Pharmacy fills prescriptions for clients of the hospital, including inpatient and outpatient orders for all small and large animal patients. Please note that we are only allowed to fill prescriptions written by UWVC veterinarians.
Service highlights include the following:
- Five full-time pharmacy technicians;
- Three full-time pharmacists and a veterinary pharmacy resident with access to the latest advancements and treatment approaches who can answer medication-related questions; and
- Compound individualized formulations for specialized flavoring, concentrations, or other variations to make medication administration easier.
What Clients Can Expect
As part of the UWVC team approach, our pharmacy staff works closely with our veterinarians to ensure a comprehensive treatment plan that will get your animal back to health as quickly as possible.
The pharmacy can be very busy. Prescriptions are filled in the order that they are received, with priority given to critically ill patients.
Refills for food and most medications should be called in at least one business day before pickup. You may also place your request online. If the medication has no refills (indicated on the bottom-left of the prescription label), needs to be compounded, or must be specially ordered for your pet, the request should be made several days before the medication is needed.
Delivery and Payment
Medications can be sent to your home via UPS; please allow additional time for your request to account for UPS delivery. Payment is expected at the time of service.