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Does Your Dog Need to Visit a Canine Clinic?

June 22nd, 2015

Determining whether or not your pup needs to visit a local St. Petersburg canine clinic can be rough. There are times when it is easy, but there can be less obvious signs that your pooch is in need of a vet’s help. Since our four-legged companions cannot always tell us when something is wrong, these are some of the warning signs to be mindful of

How Hydrotherapy Can Help Your Dog Post-Surgery

May 21st, 2015

We all know how beneficial hydrotherapy can be for people in rehabilitation after a surgery. However, did you know that this “water healing” can also help your pup after they have undergone any elbow, shoulder, hip or spinal surgery? Water offers a low impact place for them to build strength and confidence when walking, in a safe environment. If your dog had surgery and is having a difficult time healing, contact Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center for help!

Canine Clinic in St. Petersburg and Tampa

April 24th, 2015

At Tampa Bay K9 Rehab, an extension of Central Animal Hospital, our canine clinic provides dog owners throughout St. Petersburg with a safe haven to bring their pets when they are experiencing illness, injuries, or ailments that are harming their health. We understand that, just like us humans, sometimes dogs experience aches and pains that require immediate attention.

Signs Your Dog Needs a Canine Hospital

March 25th, 2015

If you are a dog owner in the St. Petersburg area, it is important to know the signs and symptoms to look for that indicate you may need to take your pet to a canine hospital. Obviously, our furry friends can’t verbally communicate with us to let us know when something is wrong or when they are in pain, but it does help to know that there are some tell-tale signs to look for that usually will mean that something isn’t right.

How Hydrotherapy Works for Dogs

February 10th, 2015

Most effective for pain treatment and management, it uses a broad range of methods, techniques and therapies. Hydrotherapy maximizes on the physical properties of water, such as temperature and pressure, to stimulate blood circulation, help build muscle strength, increase mobility and range of motion, and treat symptoms of disease.

Common Symptoms of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

January 23rd, 2015

While it mostly affects larger breeds, hip dysplasia in dogs can cause painful and debilitating symptoms in canines of all ages and sizes. Pets with this condition will typically have a very narrow stance, as they stand with their back legs very close together. Symptoms are more commonly seen in older dogs, since they will have decreased muscle mass, causing the dysplasia to become obvious. If you think your canine is suffering from this condition, call your Tampa veterinarian immediately for a consultation!

How Pet Therapy Can Help Your Senior Dog

December 30th, 2014

Aging people often benefit from special care, and it turns out our pets are just the same. Senior pet therapy in St. Petersburg will help your aging pooch enjoy life and exercise just like he used to when he was a young puppy. It is not uncommon for older dogs to suffer from geriatric neurological condition that manifest themselves under the form of spinal injuries and related pains. Orthopedic conditions are also often responsible for your pooch to be in pain.

Can Therapy Help My Senior Dog?

December 3rd, 2014

Seeing your furry friend age is never easy. However, senior dog therapy in St. Petersburg can help him enjoy life and exercise as much as he used to in his early years. At the same time, you will also show your best friend how much you appreciate the company.

Canine Knee Injuries: Road to Recovery

October 20th, 2014

Canine knee injuries are the top most common orthopedic problem in dogs, and they can also be a big hassle to take care of. If you live in Tampa and are in need of some help with your pooch’s problems, here is some information that might come in handy:

Treatments for Senior Pets Treatments for Senior Pets

September 23rd, 2014

As your pet ages, there many health conditions you need to keep a watchful eye out for. Many of the aches and pains dogs experience as they grow old can easily be overlooked.

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