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Over the Counter Products

Our veterinarian serving Winnipeg and the surrounding cities offers a plethora of over-the-counter (OTC) pet products. If we don’t have the OTC pet products you want to promote pet wellness, we’ll get it. Here’s a rundown of the items we now have on hand at Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital!

Skin and Coat Pet Supplements

For healthy skin, a glossy coat, heart health, and lessening of arthritic pain, Vetoquinol Allerg-3 is a good choice for dogs. Made from wild, cold water fish, it contains pure omega-3 fatty acids and comes in several sizes for small, medium and large dogs. Each capsule can be given whole or can be pierced and drizzled on food as a simple application. It also comes as a liquid with a pump for easy administration. This supplement also comes in a liquid for ease of use for the owner to administer directly on your pet’s food.

Shampoos and Conditioners to Promote Pet Wellness

We offer several Vetoquinol shampoo and Douxo shampoo’s and sprays. The soothing no rinse conditioner are available in 437 ml sizes. We also carry Vetoquinol’s Canadian Medicated Shampoo, an antibacterial, antifungal, deep cleansing product used for dermatological problems on dogs or cats.

Dental Care Products

Taking care of your pet’s teeth is not as hard as you think! We carry a variety of products to help you without all the fuss!

  • Virbac Veggiedents: This plant-based, no animal derived ingredients, gluten free and easily digestable chew also contains a prebiotic.
  • Virbac Enzymatic Chews
  • Vetradent Water Additive
  • Vetradent Dental Wipes

    Greenies Pill Pockets

    Does your pet resist taking medication? Many owners put that struggle behind them with Greenies Pill Pockets. These tasty treats hide meds in pouches that mask the medication for a no-fuss, no fight dosing. Flavors for dogs include chicken, duck and pea, hickory and peanut butter. For cats, we carry chicken and salmon.

    Joint Support OTC Pet Products

    For cat joint support, we have Cosequin for Cats contains Glucosamine Hydrochloride (Hcl), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, and Manganese in capsule form as well as Flexadin Plus which also includes Devil’s Claw. For dogs, Cosequin DS contains Glucosamine Hydrochloride (Hcl), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, and Manganese, also in capsules and Flexadin Tablets and Flexadin Plus Chews.

    Ear Cleaning Solutions

    Vetoquinol Ear Cleaning Solutions for both dogs and cats, available in two sizes, deodorizes, cleans, dries and acidifies the ear canal and can be used up to three times daily. We also offer Elanco’s Surosolve Ear Cleansing solution and Proconcepts Pro-Otic Solution, both which can be used for regular cleaning or before treatment for inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal.

    Behavior Products

    Feliway Diffuser: A cat under stress acts in undesirable and destructive ways. The diffuser has saved many a frustrated owner by mimicking the cat’s facial pheromone which calms and comforts. The diffuser plugs into a wall socket.

    Feliway Spray: Also for objectionable cat behavior, this is the spray form of facial pheromones to comfort cats when they are stressed.

    D.A.P. Dog Appeasing Pheromone Diffuser and Refill: As with the Feliway product, this diffuser plugs into a wall socket. It works it help calm and comfort your dog at home, in situations like staying alone, loud noises, visitors and fears. It provides a continuous effect and comfort for your dog. This refill lasts up to 30 days and covers a 750 square foot area.

    D.A.P. Dog Appeasing Pheromone Transport Spray: Reduces panting, trembling and restlessness during travel. During car trips or when going to the veterinarian, spray directly in your car, on a blanket or in your dog’s carrier. Apply 8 sprays per application and re-apply every 4-5 hours for long car trips.

    Zylkene: Now for the big kid on the block, Zylkene is a nutritional supplement for pets that calms and soothes without sedation.

    Calming Care Canine Probiotic Supplement: Made by Purina, this product is a probiotic strain that has been shown to help dogs maintain a calm behavior. It is a powder that is sprinkled on your dog’s food once daily (regardless of your dog’s size). It helps dog’s cope with external stressors like separation, unfamiliar visitors, novel sounds, or changes in routine and location. It also helps promote a positive emotional state in dogs and maintain positive cardiac activity during stressful events. Each box contains 30 sachets and will last 30 days.

    As the all things for everyone veterinarian in Winnipeg, Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital offers you our OTC pet products service to promote the ultimate in pet wellness.

    Please contact us for additional information.

  • Last updated: April 5, 2021

    Dear Clients,

    With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

    1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

    2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

  • Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
  • Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
  • Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
  • 3. OPERATING HOURS We are OPEN with the following hours:
    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Pick-up Only)
    Sunday and Holidays: Closed

    4. NEW PET OWNERS Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - The team at Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital