Dr. Gary Richter 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. From 2002 to 2021, he was the owner and medical director of Montclair Veterinary Hospital in Oakland, California. He launched Holistic Veterinary Care in 2009, also in Oakland, California. 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’s 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. 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). Dr. Richter also received The Holistic Practitioner of the Year Award from the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association in 2019. For more information on Dr. Richter’s work, as well as pet health resources to complement the book, please visit MyPetThrives.com.
Dr. Gary’s Holistic Veterinary Care
In order to provide the highest level of care for his patients, Dr. Richter founded Holistic Veterinary Care in 2009. Holistic Veterinary Care is a facility which is meant to provide animals with Holistic therapies that augment traditional Western treatment modalities. The results he has achieved have been phenomenal. Dr. Richter couldn’t be more proud of the team of exceptional care providers that he has recruited. By hiring the best clinicians in animal rehab, chiropractic care, and acupuncture, Doctor Richter has created a team that is always growing and helping one another to reach even better treatment outcomes for patients.