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[…]

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[…]

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a very common disease in cats, most commonly affecting middle-aged to older cats. Symptoms and Diagnosis of Hyperthyroidism in Cats Hyperthyroidism is caused when an enlarged thyroid gland (located in a cat’s neck) is producing an excess of thyroid hormones (T3 and T4). When produced properly thyroid hormones help regulate and control normal[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

GGVCP Soft Chews

New, Eco-Friendly Chew Packaging

Our signature, soft-chews are easily one of the most popular medication forms that we compound. With the ability to meet the specific needs of individual patients with customized flavor options (including hypoallergenic), our chews are shipped out to pets all over the state. In an organized effort to reduce waste, our team is excited to[…]

Pacific Pharmacy Solutions

We are thrilled that our new pharmacy location in Novato, California is near completion. Our new address will be: 8 Digital Drive, Suite 104, Novato, California. This new location will enable us to continue to offer the quality-compounded medications that you and your pet patients have come to expect over the past 20 years, as[…]

GGVCP’s New Transdermal Pen NOW Available

We are excited to announce that our highly anticipated Topi-Click Micro Pens are now available! With less stress to cats and cat owners, these new transdermal pens offer an easy to use alternative to pilling a cat. These transdermal pens have proven to be more accurate than other transdermal pens and further eliminate user-variability. In[…]

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[…]

English Bulldog

Adding to our Otic Product Line! Next Generation Otic Packs

Otic Packs have revolutionized the way that many veterinarians treat ear infections. With one time, in clinic treatments the convenience to clients combined with the efficacy is really unmatched. But at GGVCP we are never satisfied, we keep pursuing how to make our products EVEN better and EVEN more convenient. With that said… introducing our[…]

Compounded Pet Medication Capsules

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Nov. 13-19, 2017

November 13-19, 2017 is U.S Antibiotic Awareness Week. Here at Golden Gate Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy, we understand the delicate balance that veterinarians must go through to ensure proper treatment of infectious diseases for their current patients, while also protecting treatment options for their future patients, and avoiding the development of drug resistance and “super bugs.”[…]

Exotic Gummy Treats

Exotic Gummy Treats

Medicating companion animals can be difficult, regardless of the type of animal. However, exotic pets can present their own, specific difficulties when it comes to medicating. Which is why we continue to look for ways to help all pet owners medicate their pets with as little stress on the animals as possible. Our Exotic Gummy[…]