Our Magic Wand – Laser Therapy

11 Jan 2019

Chances are, if you have visited The Canine Fitness Centre Ltd, your dog has received laser therapy.  It’s one of our favourite tools because it’s the perfect additive to most all of our treatment plans!  So, it seems only appropriate to give you a little extra information on this nifty piece of equipment. We’ve been using laser therapy at the clinic since the mid 2000’s.  We’ve learned the science.  We’ve seen the results.  We ro... More

The Infamous ’SI’ Joint

10 Nov 2018

By Sue Van Evra, BSc.PT, MSc, BHScPT, Dipl. Canine Rehab The SI joints (or Sacroiliac Joints) are very important joints, but unfortunately are often overlooked as a source of your dog’s hind end pain and dysfunction.  These joints are part of the pelvis and play an important part in connecting the spine and the hind limbs. Anatomy:At the tail end of the vertebral column is a small bone called the sacrum. The sacrum lies between the lumbar spine and the tail. On either s... More

An unlikely journey towards happiness

03 Oct 2018

During the months of May and June this year (2018), we were privileged to spend time with Carmen, a lovely two-year old terrier from Mazatlán, Mexico, fostered by clinic co-owner Amalia while she underwent rehabilitation at The Canine Fitness Centre (CFC) for a fractured front leg. Carmen’s Journey began in Mazatlán in February of 2018, when she was rescued by the Mazatlán Animal Rescue group (MAR) after being hit by a car and left for dead. She was taken to a local ve... More


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