Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2005
Carlsbad-based VetDepot.com, a veterinary supply company based in California offers wholesale prices and direct-to-door shipping on brand name products for dogs, cats, horses, and fish. VetDepot.com sells to both wholesale accounts and consumers that include groomers, trainers, breeders, humane societies, rescue groups, pharmacies, and other veterinary businesses.
Based in Carlsbad, California, near San Diego, VetDepot.com is dedicated to providing the best and most popular pet products at the best prices. VetDepot.com carries a full range of OTC pet medications targeting flea control, joint health, and itching relief. Recent product additions include shampoos and nutritional supplements along with a line of fish antibiotics popular with the top breeders. VetDepot.com currently carries over 600 quality brand name products and is adding another 100 to 200 over the next 60 days.
VetDepot.comÂs popularity and growth is being driven by its deep discount pricing and the convenience of fast home delivery, typically in two to three days. There is strong market demand for VetDepot.comÂs affordable and convenient alternative to traditional veterinary medication delivery channels. VetDepot.com is attracting customers from traditional channels, online, and by word-of-mouth referrals from existing customers.
Total pet industry sales have more than doubled since 1994 to an estimated $35.9 billion in 2005. There are currently over 160 million dogs and cats in the U.S. 61% of the homes in the U.S. own at least one dog or cat. In addition, over 4 million households own one or more horses and there are an estimated 150 million aquarium fish domestically. Purchase of veterinary supplies and medicine are expected to be $8.8 billion this year. VetDepot.com estimates that its targeted market segment represents approximately $2 to 3 billion of that.
People love their pets and work to keep them healthy. The benefits of owning pets are widely recognized and include lower blood pressure, reduced stress, and lower rates of heart disease and depression. As a result of all of these and other benefits, a recent report from the National Institute of Health Technology Assessment found that pet owners have few doctor visits and have lower health care costs than non-pet owners.
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, VetDepot.com (http://www.vetdepot.com) is veterinary supplier over-the-counter (OTC) pet medications at substantial discounts directly to consumers and wholesale accounts such as groomers, trainers, breeders, pharmacies, small retailers, and other veterinary related businesses. VetDepot.comÂs rapid growth is being driven by its great prices and the ease and speed of its delivery direct to consumersÂ door as well as strong pent-up demand for an affordable and convenient alternative for pet medications. Vetdepot.com cares about its customers and their pets and it shows.
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