Senior Dog

Senior Pets

Caring for Senior Pets can be challenging. With advancements in veterinary care, pet nutrition and overall knowledge of pet well-being, our pets are living longer. Which is great news! More years with our beloved animals! However, senior pets can present all kinds of physical and mental issues as they reach their golden years.  Generally, pets[…]

GGVCP Clients

Fire Safety for Pets

Fire safety for pets is something that all pet owners should consider. In many parts of the country, especially our home state of California, wildfires present very serious risks. People must be aware of the danger and ready to take action for themselves, their families and their pets. It is important to put together a[…]

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Unique & Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets are a growing trend. From wild insects to rodents bigger than most dogs, people all over are diving into the world of caring for unique and exotic pets. We will discuss some of the most unique, but keep in mind we do not condone the keeping of wild animals and one should read,[…]

Dog Allergies

Food Allergies in Dogs

Dogs with allergies seem to be more common than not these days. And dog allergies are not pretty, in fact, they can be miserable for both the dog and the owner.  Food allergies can sometimes be confused with food intolerance, as symptoms may be similar. However, food intolerance is the result of poor digestion, whereas[…]

Eye Meds in Dogs

Eye Problems in Dogs and Cats

Eye problems in dogs and cats are a common reason for vet visits. Both dogs and cats can develop eye infections from foreign bodies and/or any number of bacteria, viruses or fungi. Typically, eye problems in dogs and cats can be treated with ophthalmic medications. When dealing with eye issues in pets, veterinarians will generally[…]

Choosing a Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy

A veterinary compounding pharmacy can be a wonderful answer to the short-comings of the one-size fits all approach in manufactured medications. Commercially available medications do not always meet the needs of patients. Especially in veterinary medicine. Veterinarians deal with different species, in vastly different sizes, with unique likes/dislikes, allergies, etc. When a pet owner is[…]

Rabbit Medication

Rabbits can be just as difficult, if not more so, than cats when it comes to taking medication. It is important to take special precautions when administering medication to a rabbit, as they are such sensitive animals. Tablets for Rabbits Many veterinary medications are commercially available as tablets. These are not generally the easiest to[…]

Next Gen Otic Ear Packs

Treating Chronic Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are one of the number one reasons dogs are seen in vet hospitals. Ear infections can cause your dog to experience a great deal of pain and discomfort. Symptoms of Ear Infections in Dogs Some dogs experience severe symptoms when dealing with an ear infection, others show no obvious signs. However, knowing what[…]

Compounded Pet Medication Capsules

Combining Pet Medications

As pets begin to age, medications can play an important role in maintaining a good quality of life. And many times, aging pets are required to take multiple medications, multiple times a day. This can be troublesome for pet owners and stressful to the pet. Compounding Pharmacies Offer Options Veterinary specific compounding pharmacies work with[…]

Hypoallergenic Dog Medications

Hypoallergenic Dog Medications

Does your dog require medication? Does your dog suffer from food allergies? Compounded medication allows dog owners hypoallergenic, flavored medication options to make medicating your dogs easier, more convenient and most importantly safe. Dog Medications Dogs require medications for many different reasons over the course of their lives. Some dogs require life-long medications for chronic[…]