You may obtain prescription only medicines category V (POMVs) from your veterinary surgeon or from another veterinary practice or a pharmacy. Your veterinary surgeon can only prescribe POMVs for animals under his or her care. A prescription may not be appropriate if your animal is an in-patient or needs emergency care. There is a fee for providing a written prescription; the fee is £14.60 per item. This prescription is for one month’s supply of each medication required. Please ask the vet or a receptionist if you require any further information on the pricing of medicines.