PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETS), Your Trusted Pet Health Expert, today announced an exclusive partnership and investment with Vetster Inc., a leading veterinary telemedicine and pet-care marketplace. The deal unlocks access to virtual, around-the-clock pet healthcare for PetMeds®’ 2 million-plus pet parents as well as integrated fulfillment of pet medications for veterinarians and vet clinics. The move further positions PetMeds as the premier source for pet health online.
Through the agreement — the first of its kind to enable pet telemedicine on a mass scale — PetMeds becomes the exclusive e-commerce provider of pet medications for Vetster, and Vetster becomes the exclusive provider of telehealth and telemedicine services to PetMeds customers. Under the partnership, customers of PetMeds will be able to seamlessly utilize Vetster’s technology to connect with a veterinarian from home or while traveling, and PetMeds will continue to provide fast and accurate delivery of prescriptions and over-the-counter pet medications.