Dr. Gary Richter, M.S., D.V.M., C.V.C., C.V.A., is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in animal science, an M.S. in veterinary medical science, and a doctorate of veterinary medicine with honors. Since 2002, he has been the owner and medical director of Montclair Veterinary Hospital in Oakland, California, and he launched Holistic Veterinary Care in 2009. Dr. Richter is certified in veterinary acupuncture as well as veterinary chiropractic and uses these therapies along with his veterinary medical education to achieve better outcomes for his patients. Dr. Richter is also the author of the The Ultimate Pet Health Guide: Breakthrough Nutrition and Integrative Care for Cats and Dogs, and founder of Ultimate Pet Nutrition.
Dr. Richter and his two animal hospitals have received more than 30 local and national awards, including Best Veterinary Hospital, Best Veterinarian, Best Canine Therapy Facility and Best Alternative Medicine Provider. Montclair Veterinary Hospital was named one of the top ten veterinary hospitals in 2013 while Dr. Richter was named one of the top ten veterinarians in the United States for 2012, and America’s Favorite Veterinarian in 2015 by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).
For more information on Gary’s work, as well as pet health resources to complement the book, please visit Longevityforpets.com, or one of the Rover links below.
- The Best New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Parents
- 4 Tasty Ways to Spoil Your Dog Safely at the Holiday Table
- The Truth About Cannabis and Your Dog [Video]
- 6 Surprising Puppy Facts You Might Not Know
- Pet First Aid and Care With Dr. Gary
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