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California State Board of Pharmacy

Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer License

"Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer" is an area, place, or premises, other than a pharmacy, that holds a valid license from the Board of Pharmacy of the State of California as a wholesaler and, in and from which veterinary drugs for food-producing animals are dispensed pursuant to a prescription from a licensed veterinarian. "Veterinary food-animal retailer" includes, but is not limited to, any area, place, or premises described in a permit issued by the board wherein veterinary food-animal drugs, as defined in Section 4042, are stored, possessed, or repackaged, and from which veterinary drugs are furnished, sold, or dispensed at retail pursuant to a prescription from a licensed veterinarian.

Note: A Wholesaler License is required in order to obtain the Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer License.

The designated representative-in-charge Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer must file a separate application with the board if he or she is not already licensed in California as a pharmacist or Designated Representative Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer. The application form is available by selecting the following link Designated Representative Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer Application.

Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailer Requirements

Application

Contact Information

E-mail: wlsstatus@dca.ca.gov