How Can Massage Benefit My Pet?
By Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMA Massage is an important key in physical rehabilitation for animals. Often when animals have an injury, the body compensates and uses the soft tissues and muscles differently than how they normally function. This creates compensatory...
5 Steps for a Successful Vet Visit
By Dr. Randy Aronson, VMD CCRT Select. Find the right veterinary team. Select a veterinarian(s), experienced support staff and facility that exceed your expectations. Build a relationship with a team whose professionalism, caring and compassion promote trust,...
Therapeutic Exercises for Pets
By Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMATherapeutic exercise is a physical therapy intervention encompassing a broad range of activities designed to restore or improve musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and/or neurologic function. Some form of therapeutic exercise...
Dental Health Month is Upon Us!
Poor dental hygiene can put both your pet’s health and your pocket book at risk. “Dog breath” – or a cat with a foul-smelling mouth – can be a sign of untreated dental conditions. If left untreated, you may put your pet at risk for greater problems such as...
Better for the Whole Family: New supplement line provides benefits for both pets and their owners.
HOW IT WORKS:There are two main components of Omega 3's - the fatty acids EPA and DHA. DHA is associated with proper nervous system development, and EPA is an anti-inflammatory. Less inflammation leads to less pain, redness, and swelling in the skin,...
Companion Animal Rehabilitation: Massage
Massage is the systematic, therapeutic, and functional stroking and kneading of the soft tissues of the body. There are numerous techniques ranging from lighter, softer strokes to deeper tissue massage. The technique chosen depends on the size of the area,...
Superficial Thermal Modalities: The Hot and Cold of It
By Dr. Elizabeth JobeThe use of heating and cooling of tissues has various purposes in physical therapy. There are different methods of cooling and heating, and the method can affect the amount of time needed to achieve the change in temperature in the...
By Dr. Elizabeth JobeTherapeutic ultrasound achieves deep heating of tissues, such as joints and muscles, through the creation of vibrations by a tiny crystal in the transducer head that touches the skin. These vibrations form undetectable sound waves or...
Weight Loss and Conditioning Programs
A 2014 study found that an estimated 52.7% of US dogs are overweight or obese, and an estimated 57.9% of US cats are overweight or obese. These pets are at risk for joint pain and arthritis as well as other medical conditions such as diabetes.For pets...
Acupuncture: What’s the Point?
By Dr. Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMAOur patients here at PAWS Veterinary Center enjoy having three doctors on staff offering acupuncture as a treatment modality for various conditions and not just for our rehabilitation patients! This complementary...
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At PAWS Veterinary Center, we deliver exceptional service through effective communication, client education and sincerity of purpose. We empower and educate clients, allowing them to make informed choices and participate in their pet's care. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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