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[…]

FennecFox

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[…]

Blue & Gold Parrot

Bird Medication

Medicating birds is challenging. Just like all pets, giving your bird medication can be extremely difficult. Working together with your veterinarian and possibly a compounding pharmacy, medicating your pet bird can also be successful. Bird medication can be administered in several ways. It is important to discuss with your vet which way will be most[…]

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[…]