Texas: a vet will be judged for having given online pet consultation

In Texas, a licensed veterinarian will be judged for having given online pet consultation. This is in infringement with the veterinarian duty to proceed to a preliminary physical examination of an animal before giving prescription.

This is a growing issue. Worldwide, it appeared that more and more pet owners are checking so-called "Dr Google" before going to the veterinarian when their pet is sick.

http://www.weatherforddemocrat.com/news/veterinarian-headed-to-court-over-internet-advice/article_256a529e-9d24-11e4-b372-5b8455e0404f.html

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