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Canine Physical Exercises You Can Do at Home

Simple Canine Physical Therapy Tips    Your dog is part of the family, which is why you do everything possible to make sure that they are happy and healthy. If your dog has suffered an injury, the road to recovery can be a long one. Doing canine physical therapy at home can speed up the process. Here are some easy to follow and very effective canine physical therapy exercises that you can do in the comfort of your home  Range of Motion   This canine physical therapy exercise is effective for getting a dog’s limbs limber again. Have your dog lie on [...]

By |2019-12-10T14:59:21-05:00October 25th, 2019|exercises|

Animal Rehabilitation | Forget the Ruff Stuff!

Much like humans, our canine friends can often benefit from physical animal rehabilitation to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Animal rehabilitation in Tampa is offered by physical therapists who work closely with your dog over a period of weeks or months to achieve the best possible physical outcomes. They work with dogs of all breeds and sizes. We feel better when our bodies allow us to move freely, and so do our dogs! The right rehabilitation in Tampa can help restore your pet’s quality of life.   Who Can Benefit From Animal Rehabilitation in Tampa?   If you have health or mobility [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:09:24-05:00June 17th, 2019|Canine Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy, Senior Dogs|

Nutritional Support for Joint Health

There are many reasons why your pet may need specific nutrition to support joint health for dogs in Tampa. Taking care of your dog as it ages or recovers from injury or surgery can include a variety of supplements. Not sure if your dog could benefit from a specific diet for joint health? Here’s our guide When Does My Dog Need Nutritional Support? It’s important to assess whether or not your dog could benefit from nutritional support for joint health in Tampa. If your pet is experiencing pain and inflammation from arthritis or injury, nutritional considerations can help prevent disease and improve [...]

Is Exercise Good for a Dog with Arthritis?

Many humans experience joint issues that require special attention to the way their bodies can exercise. With dogs, they are no different. Water therapy for dogs, also known as hydrotherapy, provides many benefits, especially for canines that suffer from arthritis and joint issues. Water Therapy for Dogs The form of therapy typically takes place in a small heated pool with a ramp for the dog to safely enter in. The pool may even be just the size of a large dog with a treadmill-like floor. The water is treated for bacteria with chlorine and similar agents as well. A rehab professional is [...]

How Do I Tell That My Senior Dog is in Pain?

As your canine friend grows older, it's time to watch out for certain behavioral signs that indicate your senior dog is in pain and requires senior dog treatment in Tampa. Age-related conditions can vary and can even be hard to detect if you don't know what signs to watch out for. Here are some of the top symptoms of pain and ailments to watch out for in your senior dog so that you can know when to seek treatment from your local Tampa Bay canine rehabilitation center.   Health Problems Commonly Found in Senior Dogs A dog crosses over into the senior [...]

Hydrotherapy: Is it Good for Every Dog?

Can an emerging therapy technique strengthen and rehabilitate your furry friend after an injury? Improve your dog’s strength, flexibility, and post-injury healing with the help of hydrotherapy in St. Petersburg!   First of All, What is Hydrotherapy?   Hydrotherapy is a treatment that has been around for centuries to help humans heal from injuries in a gentle environment while building strength and stamina. And the same goes for dogs!   Lately, the technique has been translated to veterinary uses, leading to the development of underwater treadmills in tanks. The development of this veterinary practice is all in an effort to relieve short-term [...]

The Healing Effects of Canine Massage Therapy

Pet owners in Tampa will do whatever they can to promote the wellbeing of their pets. Rehabilitative services can give dogs a better life by improving mobility, healing injuries, and easing health conditions. Another way that pet owners can help their dogs is with canine massage therapy. Tampa Bay K9’s rehabilitation services like massage offer healing effects that can ease a dog’s pain and encourage better health from nose to tail. What Benefits Does Canine Massage Therapy Offer? Canine massage promotes wellness by stimulating the soft tissue of the body. Gentle rubbing, kneading, and stroking can lead to relaxation, pain relief, better [...]

Top 3 Benefits of Hydrotherapy in Tampa

At Tampa Bay K9 Rehab Center, we know how important your dog is to you. Just like any other member of your family, you also want to provide them with the best medical care possible. We pride ourselves on having the most up-to-date technologies and treatments to improve your dog’s quality of life. Hydrotherapy is one of the services we offer in Tampa to help your dog live a happy, as well as pain-free life. Contact us today about your pet’s condition to see how we can help. 1. Pain Reduction The top reason why people turn to hydrotherapy for their pets [...]

How to Tell if Your Pet Needs Physical Therapy for Dogs or Surgery Rehab in Tampa

Our pets are our family members. We do everything we can to make sure that they are happy and healthy. In some cases, physical therapy for dogs or surgery rehab is necessary to help your pet heal and recover from an injury, condition, or procedure. At Tampa Bay K9, we take the extra steps to ensure that your pet gets the care they need in a friendly, capable, and caring environment. If Your Dog Has a Health Condition Dogs face many health conditions, and age also tends to exacerbate the problems. Some common health concerns or conditions pets have include: Tendon and [...]

Which Canine Rehabilitation Clinic is Best for My Dog?

Taking care of your dog means ensuring they recover properly from an injury. Pet owners can promote pain reduction and healing by visiting the best canine rehabilitation clinic. St. Petersburg residents do not need to develop recovery plans for their dog on their own. At Tampa Bay K9, your pet can get the care they need to avoid issues after injuries or surgery such as muscle atrophy. If your pet is yelping and showing signs of pain, they need additional care. Muscles can weaken and lose strength if they don’t move around regularly. Muscle atrophy can also cause discomfort and a loss of [...]