Animals, just like humans, need rehabilitative services for a variety of reasons.
We are proud to offer your pet rehabilitation services to help them get back to living a normal, healthy life. Our team of experienced veterinarians and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioners (CCRP) are here to provide the highest quality care for your pet.
Pet rehabilitation offers a range of benefits, including improved mobility, effective pain management, and faster recovery from injuries and surgeries. During your consultation with one of our CCRP’s, a custom rehabilitation program will be tailored to your individual pets’ needs.
With hydrotherapy, therapeutic ultrasounds and more, we provide specialized care for all kinds of conditions. For our post-surgery patients, we have specially designed packages to help out get the most out of your pets’ recovery. Additionally we provide weight loss management and palliative/comfort care packages. With our expert team at your side, we will be with you every step of the way.
- Comprehensive Consultation and Evaluations
- Hydrotherapy/Underwater Treadmill
- Low impact exercises
- Manual therapies
- Strength and Conditioning training
- Therapeutic Ultrasound
- TENS Unit
- Post surgical packages
- Weight Loss Management
- Palliative/Comfort Care
Our goal is to improve strength and mobility, decrease pain, accelerate recovery post operatively, and overall improve your pet’s quality of life.
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Meet Our Rehabilitation Technicians
A lifelong animal lover, Trish was inspired to advance her career in canine rehabilitation by her dog Tank. Tank became a front limb amputee following a traumatic injury at 10 months of age. Trish is a biology graduate of Bridgewater College in 2014 and Veterinary Technology graduate of Blue Ridge Community College in 2016. In 2017 Trish started here at Virginia Veterinary Specialists and completed her certification as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner from the University of Tennessee in 2023. Trish’s special interests include rehab and fitness for Tripawd dogs, osteoarthritis, and geriatric comfort. She is also a Fear Free Certified Professional and Walkin’ Wheels Certified to fit Walkin’ Wheels wheelchairs for specially abled dogs. Trish currently resides in Broadway, Virginia with my husband, Johnny, two beautiful and delightfully quirky dogs, and seven chickens. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and scent work sports with Tank, and her reactive dog, Houston.
Kiah joined the VVS team in 2016. She is a Veterinary Technology graduate of Blue Ridge Community College in 2016. Her care for patients in our surgical department inspired her to advance her career into canine rehabilitation. She became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in 2023 from the University of Tennessee. She is enthusiastic to work with dogs in their recovery from post-operative surgery, injuries, or geriatrics in need of a fitness regimen. When Kiah is not working, she enjoys spending time working on my many hobbies, painting, knitting crocheting and baking.