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[…]

Transdermal Medications for Cats

Transdermal Medications to the Rescue Transdermal Medications have been a huge help to cat owners over the past several years. Cats can be terribly difficult to medicate and with growing numbers of cats developing chronic conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, urinary disease, cardiac disease, etc. medication can literally be lifesaving. However, if you[…]

Veterinary Compounding

How Can Veterinary Compounding Help My Pet?

Veterinary compounding is preparing medications for individual patients. For example, our client, Lemon, was referred to us at 14 years old. She was in congestive heart failure with a level 5 heart murmur. Her owners were struggling with her everyday to get her to take her life saving medications. Luckily, Lemon’s veterinarian worked with our[…]

Vanderpump and GGVCP

GGVCP Provides Medication Donation to The Vanderpump Foundation

Golden Gate VCP is a proud sponsor of The Vanderpump Dog Foundation. The Vanderpump Dog Foundation began in 2016 and is working both domestically and internationally to help educate about the overpopulation of dogs. They emphasize the importance of spaying and neutering, as well as advocating for and providing second chances for homeless dogs globally.[…]

GGVCP Clients

Online Account for Pet Owners

We welcome all pet owners to log on to our website to register for exclusive access to GGVCP! Sign up is quick and easy! Go to www.ggvcp.pharmacy, click the green “register pet owner” button on homepage banner and follow the instructions! An online account allows pet owners direct access to: Request refills View order history[…]

Golden Gate Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy

FAQs: Compounded vs. Manufactured Pet Medications

Commonly at Golden Gate VCP, we get questions regarding the differences between compounded medications and commercially-available (manufactured) products. Below we hope to provide some insight into this topic. Q: How do compounded products differ from manufactured drugs? A: The main factor that separates compounds from commercially-available drugs is the scale in which they are made.[…]

Text-To-Refill

Text-to-Refill Now Available

Pet owners asked and we answered! Requesting refills is easier than ever with our new Text-to-Refill system. Clients register with a quick text and they are set up to request refills as needed. No leaving voice messages, no waiting to speak to a representative. Just a simple text and the refill process is rolling. (Note:[…]

Joint Statement from the California Department of Justice, California State Board of Pharmacy, and the Medical Board of California Regarding Secure Prescription Forms

Joint Statement from the California Department of Justice, California State Board of Pharmacy, and the Medical Board of California Regarding Secure Prescription Forms As of January 1, 2019, California law requires prescription forms for controlled substances to be printed with a uniquely serialized number.  Notices explaining the serial number format and reporting requirements have been[…]

New Policies Regarding Written Prescriptions

The Department of Justice has implemented new policies regarding written prescriptions for controlled substances, in a continued effort to combat drug abuse. As of January 1, 2019, all written prescriptions for Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances must be done so on an approved security prescription form that is compliant with their new[…]

GGVCP Grand Opening Event

Grand Opening Celebration!

On Wednesday, December 12 we celebrated our Grand Opening with our staff, community members, supporters, clients and friends! Guests took a guided tour through our pharmacy, watched compounding and product demos, ate, drank and participated in a fun raffle! It was a wonderful event celebrating the people that helped make this move a huge success. A[…]

Holiday Hours

Please note our 2018/19 Holiday Hours and plan well in advance for refills. Thank you for your business and we look forward to a wonderful holiday season! Thursday, 11/22 – Thanksgiving – CLOSED Friday, 11/23 – CLOSED Monday, 12/24 – Christmas Eve – CLOSED Tuesday, 12/25 – Christmas – CLOSED Monday, 12/31 – OPEN 8AM[…]

Novato Proud

We are Novato Proud!

As many of our customers/followers know, we recently moved our pharmacy to Novato, CA. Within a month, we have already been recognized as a #novatoproud innovative business! We are truly honored to be recognized alongside other incredible people, community champions, hometown heroes, sustainability superstars and the other innovative businesses. To read more about all the[…]

CA Fire Relief – Free Pet Medication

In an effort to help CA wildfire victims, we are offering 30 days of free pet medication. If your pet has lost medication in the fires or needs medication for fire related illness or injury, please contact us at (888) 855-6337. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the communities affected all across the state.

We have MOVED!

We are excited to serve you from our new location at: 8 Digital Drive, Suite #104, Novato, CA 94949 We are officially in our new, state of the art pharmacy in Novato, California. All pick-ups are now available at 8 Digital Drive, Suite #104, Novato. See map below.

California Wildfire Relief – Free Pet Medication

All across the state many of our communities are in need of assistance due to devastating fires; the Mendocino Complex Fire, the Carr Fire, the Holy Fire and so many more. We would like to offer 30 days of free pet medication to anyone affected by any of the CA wildfires. This offer is available[…]

Compounded Pet Medication Tablets

Drug Take Back Programs

April 28, 2018 is the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The DEA is encouraging anyone with unused medications to turn them in to participating drop off locations throughout the country. (For additional information and a list of collection sites visit: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/) At Golden Gate Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy we fully support the appropriate disposal[…]

K9 Tag Away Topical Treatment

Dogs with small, benign warts, skin tags, growths, lesions, etc., no longer need to fear surgery. Golden Gate Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy brings you “K9 Tag Away”. This innovative, new product is designed for at home treatment of small benign growths (skin tags) on dogs, without surgery. The  active ingredient, Celecoxib, helps reduce blood vessel density[…]