Submit an online report for suspected misuse of a veterinary prescription.
You can make a report of suspected misuse of a veterinary prescription to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD).
There are 2 categories of misuse of a prescription:
Examples of alterations include:
Examples of fraud include:
The VMD considers each reported case of misuse.
Generally, for altered prescriptions for non-food producing animals a warning letter will be sent to the offender for a first offence
For fraud, altered prescriptions for food-producing animals, repeat offences of altered prescriptions, case will be sent to Defra Investigation Services with a view to prosecution.
For further information read Enforcement strategy for animal medicines.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.