Watch the Ice!! (Especially with Your Senior Dogs!)

12 Mar 2018

By Sue Van Evra, BSc, MSc, BHScPT, Dipl. Canine Rehab.    It’s that time of year again - there is ice almost everywhere you want to walk your dog! The ice poses the risk of slipping and falling for any dog – but especially for our senior dogs. When dogs slip on the ice and their limbs ‘splay’ whether they fall right down or not, they usually get a quick ‘stretch’ of the soft tissue in the limb. If it is enough of a stretch, it is possible t... More

Take Me to the Water...

09 Feb 2018

Have you heard great things about UWT and our (hopefully soon to open) resistance pool? The strength and conditioning aspects, the mental stimulation, cardiovascular benefits... these are a few of the great things hydrotherapy can offer your dog. Whether you are interested in exercising during the winter months, training for a competition or are recovering from surgery or an injury, hydrotherapy can have many benefits.  In some cases, an owner may call The Canine Fitness Centre interes... More

Unapologetically Not Veterinarians

29 Dec 2017

All of our clients should be aware that the therapists at the Canine Fitness Centre are NOT veterinarians.  Instead, they all hold a degree in physical therapy. Most of the people who seek care at the clinic actually like the fact that physiotherapists are doing the physio on their dogs. However, now and then we get questions about why we didn’t go into veterinary medicine or what the difference is between a veterinarian or a technician doing rehab or a physio.  I want to address... More


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