How to Report Adverse Reactions to Vaccines, Drugs, Devices, Foods, and Flea and Tick Products
By Don Hanson, PCBC-A, BFRAP
< Updated 2023-11-01 >
If your pet has an adverse reaction to a vaccine, a drug, a device, food or treat, or a flea or tick control product, please report that adverse reaction to your veterinarian AND the appropriate government agency. Doing so may prevent another pet from a serious illness or death. Thank you!
The following links will help you to do so. Thank you!
USDA – Vaccines – Adverse Event Reporting – https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth/veterinary-biologics/adverse-event-reporting/ct_vb_adverse_event
FDA – How to Report Animal Drug Side Effects and Product Problems – https://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/safetyhealth/reportaproblem/ucm055305.htm
EPA – Flea and Tick Control Products – Pesticide Poisoning in Pets – http://npic.orst.edu/health/petpoison.html
FDA – Pet Food – How to Report Product Problems and Complaints to the FDA – https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/report-problem/how-report-pet-food-complaint