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Why Senior Pet Therapy Matters

When dogs age, they may have more difficulty moving around like they used to. They are also more susceptible to certain conditions and diseases, such as osteoarthritis. Senior pet therapy can help these aging animals stay active and mobile long into their old age. Canine rehabilitation is also excellent for dogs who are recovering from surgeries or procedures. Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center can help speed recovery, ease pain, and improve your dog’s quality of life. What Conditions Does Senior Pet Therapy Help? Geriatric dogs often face health problems like cancer, diabetes, joint and bone diseases, muscle weakness, heart disease, and kidney [...]

By |2018-09-14T16:50:48+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Massage Therapy, Regenerative Therapy, Senior Dogs|

Treating Chronic Pain with Massage Therapy for Dogs

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. [...]

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

Three Reasons to Visit an Animal Hospital

There are many reasons why someone may want to visit an animal hospital as opposed to a standard veterinary clinic. At Tampa Bay K9 Rehab in St. Petersburg, we understand how much more advanced a hospital can be, and there are many additional reasons why your pet’s best interest lies in the heart of a professional clinic. 1. Surgery Recovery While nearly every vet’s office in St. Petersburg offers some type of surgery in-house, they are often limited thanks to space and budgetary constraints. When it comes to recovery, however, our facility at Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center is ideal for nurturing [...]

3 Services You Can Only Receive at a Canine Hospital

When it comes to the health and happiness of your furry friend, Tampa dog owners are willing to do whatever it takes. Even if your dachshund or pug seems to be in pique condition, they should receive a checkup every year. If something does happen, such as an accident or the onset of a condition or disease, you need the assistance of a canine hospital. A typical veterinarian’s office is perfectly fine for regular checkups, but when the issue is more serious, you need the treatments to reflect that. 1. Orthotics We’ve all seen them: the brave little pups wheeling around with [...]

Signs Your Dog Needs Massage Therapy

Most people don’t consider the fact that, like us, dogs can experience a wide range of aches, pains and health issues as they age. From arthritis to obesity, there are a number of health conditions and ailments that canines are prone to that make a healthy diet and exercise essential. Massage therapy for dogs can help our furry friends find relief from a wide range of problems including, but not limited to: Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) (a form of osteoarthritis caused by cartilage deterioration) Crucial Cruciate Ligament (associated with extreme trauma) Post-Surgery Recovery Hip Dysplasia (occurs when the hip joint ball is [...]

By |2017-11-21T15:43:42+00:00July 30th, 2014|Massage Therapy|