Disposal Of Old Pet Meds Next Drug Free Communities Effort

The drug drop box effort in Fond du Lac County started out small with a single deposit box at the Fond du Lac Police Department. Now there are 12 across the County. The next effort may be a program for disposing of old and unused pet medications. Ellen Sorensen is with Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac County. She says a veterinarian in Ripon is getting the ball rolling. That veterinarian is working with clients on how to secure or dispose of their pet meds. Fond du Lac Police Officer Erik Foster says people may not realize that some of the medicines used for cats and dogs also contain the same substances that people are addicted to.