PetIQ's Deal To Buy Veterinary Clinic Chain Faces Challenge

Law360 (April 5, 2018, 4:39 PM EDT) -- Two pet medicine distribution companies have urged a California federal court to stop a rival from purchasing a chain of veterinary clinics, arguing Wednesday the deal would choke off competition to supply veterinary medication.

Plaintiffs Bay Medical Solutions Inc. and Med Vets Inc. said PetIQ’s January acquisition of vet clinic chain VIP Petcare Holdings gives it a dominant position in parasite medication distribution, a more than $1 billion market. They urged the court to enjoin the transaction and stop it before PetIQ is able to use its new buying power to push distributors like Bay Medical and Med Vets out of...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!