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Enhancing Pets' Lives

Enhancing Pets’ Lives

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Our pets bring so much joy into our lives—it’s no surprise that when they suffer, we suffer right along with them. At Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, we are dedicated to improving and enriching the quality of life for our animal family members. We specialize in providing individualized rehabilitation options for dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes.

Conducted in a calm and healing environment, our full range of veterinary physical medicine services are designed for the relief of pain and inflammation. Whether you have a senior pet, an animal athlete, or a dog or cat with a weight problem, your companion will be treated with the utmost compassion and care.

Feel free to browse through our website and learn about some of the latest veterinary rehabilitation techniques and how they might benefit your animal companion. Check out our hospital tour to see our facility and some of the equipment we use during rehab sessions. Contact us for more information on the services we offer.

Pet of the Month

Bowser - Bilateral Congenital Elbow Deformities

Meet Bowser, our November 2019 Pet of the Month! We first met Bowser in January 2019 after he was abandoned at a boarding facility and taken in by I Heart Dogs Rescue and Animal Haven. It was quickly noted that Bowser’s elbows had very limited range of motion. It is suspected that Bowser was born with deformities in both forelimbs, which resulted in a very unique gait. Bowser would propel himself up and forward with his hind limbs and then land down on his elbows, almost...

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From Our Blog:

Why the Long Paw?
Why the Long Paw?

By Janelle Allen, LVT Carpal Hyperextension in the Canine Carpal hyperextension (CHE) is a mouthful to say. But what is it? CHE is a condition that affects the front limb of the dog, specifically the carpal joint. Wait, what’s a carpal joint? Let’s start by looking at your own arm. Would it surprise you to […]

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Maybe Down a Leg, But Don’t Count Them Out
Maybe Down a Leg, But Don’t Count Them Out

by Colleen Lum, LVT, CCRVN, CCFT Tripod Rehabilitation At some point in time, nearly all of us have observed a dog with only 3 legs, maybe even only 2 legs. Dogs and cats “do well” with adapting to these changes in their anatomy as a tripod, but over time the toll of having to compensate […]

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A Thank You Note to All the Vet Techs in My Life
A Thank You Note to All the Vet Techs in My Life

By Chaos (as told to Jennie Houghteling, LVT) In Honor of Veterinary Technician Week (10/13/19 through 10/19/19) I don’t remember the first vet tech I ever met. I do not yet know the last vet tech I will meet, but I know that all the vet techs in my life have been wonderful. They have […]

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Hospital Tour

Our hospital tour allows you to take a look inside our facility as well as see some of our therapy equipment in action.

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