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Jul 16th, 2018

What to Expect from a Meeting with a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

By |2018-07-16T17:18:05+00:00July 16th, 2018|Canine Rehabilitation|

A canine rehabilitation therapist can help your pet when it is suffering from pain, medical conditions, and other problems. At Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center in St. Petersburg, we make sure that our clients know what to expect when it comes to their pet’s care. Here is what you can plan for during a meeting with one of our therapy specialists. Medical History The first thing the canine rehabilitation therapist will discuss with you is your dog’s medical history. Knowing their health background is important for figuring out the best way to help them. If a vet referred you, we will try [...]

May 31st, 2018

Animal Rehabilitation Clinic FAQ

By |2018-05-31T16:38:18+00:00May 31st, 2018|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

Many pet owners have questions about working with an animal rehabilitation clinic and whether it’s the right choice for their dog. At Tampa Bay K9, we strive to offer a wide range of services to ensure your pet gets the care and attention it needs. The following are a few FAQs we receive regarding canine rehab. What Conditions Can an Animal Rehabilitation Clinic Treat? The most common conditions we see at Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center include injuries and post-surgical conditions as well as: Hip and elbow dysplasia Osteoarthritis Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) Weight management Spinal conditions Post [...]

Apr 16th, 2018

Is Seeing a Chiropractor for Dogs the Right Choice for Your Pet?

By |2018-04-16T16:44:23+00:00April 16th, 2018|Canine Orthopedics, Canine Rehabilitation, Senior Dogs, Surgery Rehabilitation|

By visiting a chiropractor for dogs in St. Petersburg, you can help your pet find relief from pain. In addition to pain relief, chiropractic care can help with: Restoring mobility Healing subluxations and slipped discs Realigning the spinal column Helping senior pets Recovering from surgery or other procedures There are even more benefits of chiropractic care, including the fact that it does not rely on surgeries or painkillers to reduce pain. Many owners prefer to try chiropractic care to see if it helps their pet before resorting to invasive methods when necessary. This is easier on your pet’s body and can lead [...]

Mar 26th, 2018

How Diet Affects Animal Rehab

By |2018-05-31T16:21:51+00:00March 26th, 2018|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

While undergoing rehabilitation therapy in Tampa, your dog may need a different diet. Depending on why they’re undergoing animal rehab, their dietary needs will differ. For senior dogs undergoing therapy for routine aging, they’ll need a different food than a puppy that just had a knee replacement surgery. All Dog Foods are Not Created Equal As a pet owner in Tampa, you know the bulk bag of kibble a big box store offers differs in quality than a prescription diet food you order through your vet. Manufacturers make foods from different ingredients in various percentages. Commercial food you can buy at grocery [...]

Feb 27th, 2018

Healing Your Pet: Animal Rehabilitation Services in St. Petersburg

By |2018-03-02T14:24:13+00:00February 27th, 2018|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

When your pet is showing signs of injury or pain, you may not know how to help. While a vet may prescribe certain medications that can help with trauma and healing, animal rehabilitation provides more holistic, long-lasting treatment. St. Petersburg dog owners wondering how to improve the health of their pet can rely on Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center to provide the service and facilities necessary. Depending on your situation and needs, we have specialized equipment that can improve many degenerative conditions. While older animals are more at risk for conditions such as canine osteoporosis, it does not mean younger dogs cannot [...]

Jan 29th, 2018

How Stem Cell Therapy for Dogs Changes Pet’s Lives

By |2018-02-07T15:12:29+00:00January 29th, 2018|Regenerative Therapy|

Stem cell therapy for dogs is a relatively new field of veterinary medicine that was inspired by its human counterpart. Much like human stem cell science, canine therapy harvests the cells in the body to help other trouble areas heal, repair, and strengthen for improved wellbeing. The most common uses of stem cell therapy for dogs is for osteoarthritis. However, it can also help with injuries to: Bones Ligaments Tendons Joints Spinal cord Some research even shows that this form of treatment may be useful for treating dry eye in dogs and stomatitis in cats. With further development, it is likely that [...]

Dec 29th, 2017

Why a Visit Dog Chiropractor and Not a Vet?

By |2018-01-09T12:15:52+00:00December 29th, 2017|Arthritis Treatment, Canine Chiropractic, Canine Orthopedics, Canine Rehabilitation, Senior Dogs|

Just like humans, animals experience neck/back pain and can find relief from the help of a Tampa Bay dog chiropractor. Canine chiropractic care is a great way to relieve pain that comes from spinal conditions, aging, or previous injuries. All this without invasive treatment or the use of pain medicines! All in all, seeking chiropractic treatment for your dog can help them live a happy, healthy, and pain-free life. What Can a Dog Chiropractor Help Treat? Chiropractic for canines is a natural approach to treating many problems that are common in certain breeds of dogs. The practice of chiropractic care on animals [...]

Nov 30th, 2017

Choose an Animal Rehabilitation Center in St. Petersburg that Cares

By |2017-12-04T11:47:48+00:00November 30th, 2017|Canine Rehabilitation|

Your dogs are family, and you want to provide them with the same love and care that you would any human member of your family. Just like humans, dogs get sick, injured, and also suffer from a number of conditions and diseases. Tampa Bay K9 is an animal rehabilitation center in St. Petersburg that cares about you and your pet, and we want to provide the best care possible. We offer a wide range of diagnostic as well as rehabilitation techniques to ensure that your dog is getting the best individualized treatment. Animal Rehabilitation Center Services Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center offers [...]

Oct 12th, 2017

Trust Tampa Bay K9 for Spinal Surgery Rehab for Dogs

By |2017-11-21T16:40:42+00:00October 12th, 2017|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

In the unfortunate circumstance that a member of our family is suffering and in pain, we want to do whatever we can to minimize their suffering and treat the cause of their misery. Our pets are family, and unlike humans, they are unable to communicate the parameters of their pain and discomfort. They rely on us to be ultra-sensitive to their nonverbal cues, pre-and post-surgery. We love our pets and want to keep them alive and thriving for as long as possible, which may require having emergency procedure. Surgery for dogs is not uncommon. Based on the breed, there are several conditions [...]

Sep 25th, 2017

Animal Rehab in Tampa That Cares

By |2017-11-21T16:12:01+00:00September 25th, 2017|Canine Rehabilitation|

Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center wants to help injured, elderly, and disabled dogs live a healthier and more active lifestyle. We offer a variety of advanced treatments and techniques to help your dog live a better, pain-free life. From rehabilitation for injuries, surgery recovery, and arthritis treatment, as well as care for senior dogs and dogs struggling with obesity, Tampa Bay K9 is here to offer you the best in animal rehab. If your furry family member needs special care, call us today and set up an appointment! Types of Animal Rehab Offered at Tampa Bay K9 You might be wondering what [...]