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Mar 26th, 2018

How Diet Affects Animal Rehab

By |2018-11-09T15:16:33-04:00March 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 |2018-11-09T15:20:50-04:00February 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 |2018-11-09T15:38:41-04:00January 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. Stem cells also aid in 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 [...]

Dec 29th, 2017

Why a Visit Dog Chiropractor and Not a Vet?

By |2018-01-09T12:15:52-04:00December 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 |2017-12-04T11:47:48-04:00November 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 |2017-11-21T16:40:42-04:00October 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 |2017-11-21T16:12:01-04:00September 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 [...]

Aug 15th, 2017

Animal Hospital Tips: 3 Injuries That Require Rehab

By |2017-11-21T16:41:26-04:00August 15th, 2017|Canine Hospital, Canine Rehabilitation|

Although an animal hospital can treat minor injuries such as bumps, bruises, and sprains, some dogs require further treatment. Serious ailments such as nerve damage and stroke may cause long-term discomfort and pain. That's why the folks at Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center are here to help your dog feel their best. TBK9 offers the best equipment, pharmacy, and veterinary expertise to create a unique plan for your furry friend. Let's take a look at some common reasons to seek canine rehabilitation. Stroke Chances are, someone that you know has had a stroke, and you’ve seen the impact it can have on [...]

Jul 31st, 2017

Treating Chronic Pain with Massage Therapy for Dogs

By |2017-11-09T10:55:42-04:00July 31st, 2017|Massage Therapy|

You have numerous options in St. Petersburg for caring for your pet’s pain. With massage therapy for dogs, a hands-on approach can ensure your pet is experiencing relief in a visibly measurable way. Your dog may be able to tell you when he needs to go out, wants to play fetch, or when he thinks it’s time for dinner; but what about when he is in pain? Recognizing long-term pain in dogs can be a serious challenge. Since dogs have no clear way of expressing the extended discomfort of chronic pain, and even the most well-meaning owners can miss the subtle signs. [...]

Jun 23rd, 2017

An Animal Doctor Who Specializes in Canine Rehab

By |2017-11-21T16:12:56-04:00June 23rd, 2017|Canine Hospital, Canine Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy|

Just like humans that practice medicine, an animal doctor can also be a specialist. Dr. Mark Brown is one of the few veterinarians in Florida who is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP). At Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Brown custom-designs rehabilitation plans for suffering dogs. Injured, post-surgical, and arthritic dogs receive an improved quality of life; the process includes an expert combination of science and medicine, controlled exercise, diet plans, and tender loving care. Methods of Rehabilitation for Dogs in Tampa Has your pet suffered a hip, knee, or leg injury? If surgery is required, a program of physical [...]