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 Arthritis Treatments: Laser Therapy for Dogs

December 16th, 2015

Nearly 40% of dogs will develop arthritis in their lifetime, limiting their ability to walk, interact with their families, and live a long and happy life. There are many different types of arthritis, but since canines are living longer lives due to good nutrition and medical care, age-related degenerative arthritis is one of the most common forms. Senior pet therapy is increasingly necessary to enhance your pup’s quality of life and it’s important to know the symptoms and treatment options available to you right in St. Petersburg.


Benefits of Canine Chiropractic Care

November 17th, 2015

Having to take your dog to a Tampa animal clinic is stressful for both of you. A basic checkup can be hard, and everything becomes more much more emotionally taxing if your dog happens to be ill. Having to put your furry friend through surgery or take medications can be draining, since many people view their dog as a member of the family and want to provide them with the best possible care. However, there are other methods of caring for your pooch besides drugs and surgery. One new treatment that is quickly gaining national popularity is chiropractic care for your canine. If your dog is old or has been limping about Tampa more than usual, you may want to head to a nearby animal clinic and give this new therapy a try.


Is Your Pup in Pain? Visit an Animal Rehabilitation Center!

October 7th, 2015

Man’s best friend is not only an adorable companion but a tough one as well. Dogs have stood up to weather, terrain, physical labor, and other harsh conditions for hundreds of years, and although they may not want to believe it, they aren’t invincible. Pups are creatures that don’t want to show pain, and often go to great lengths to hide it, thanks to their basic survival instincts that were necessary for their wild counterparts. It’s important to be aware of indicators that your pet is in pain— pain that can be managed with the help of an animal rehabilitation center right here in Tampa.


Finding the Best Dog Hospital in St. Petersburg

September 10th, 2015

You want the absolute best for your pet, and that means knowing where to find the best dog hospital in St. Petersburg. The services you need will depend on the condition of your pup, but having a clinic and rehab in one building is something you’re sure to benefit from. Finding the most comprehensive medical treatment in one location means you’ll have better care and consistency for you and your furry friend.


Orthopedic Conditions to Watch For in Your Dog

August 7th, 2015

Orthopedic conditions are some of the most common reasons for a visit to our Tampa canine hospital because of their frequency in dogs. Though sometimes minor, these are conditions that can be significantly improved through the use of our veterinary rehabilitation programs.


Orthopedic Dog Doctor Services in Tampa and St. Petersburg

July 30th, 2015

When you have an older dog, or one that has recently experienced and injury or trauma, you may need the professional services of an orthopedic dog doctor. If you live in the St. Petersburg or Tampa Bay area, come visit our clinic to get your furry friend back to better health as quickly as possible.


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.


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