How can veterinary rehabilitation help your pet?

What pets can benefit from rehab? Rehabilitation treatments can improve the quality of life for critically injured pets , older animals who are in pain , pets trying to avoid surgery , and those recovering from especially orthopedic and neurologic surgery. It can also help keep pets in athletic shape and help overweight pets lose…

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Open House for Commerce Village Veterinary Integrative and Rehabilitation Center

We invite you today to come check out our new Integrative and Rehabilitation Center today April 27th from 12-2 pm. We will have scheduled demonstrations and talks to explain our services and how they can benefit your pet! We look forward to seeing you there! 12:15 underwater treadmill 12:45 laser therapy 1:00 Dr. Eva Groesbeck…

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What is Integrative (alternative /holistic medicine )and how can it benefit my pet?

Integrative Veterinary Medicine is a healing oriented medical approach that takes into account all aspects of an individual: body , mind and spirit . It makes use of all appropriate conventional and complimentary medical options to offer a larger variety of treatment options for patients . It emphasizes the importance of choosing the “best tool…

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What Alternative , Integrative and Rehabilitation treatment options are available to treat my pet?

The following integrative/alternative and rehabilitation treatment options are available for pets at Commerce Village Veterinary Hospital: Rehabilitation Services and Pain management: Physical therapy is an important part of the recovery process from injury, post-surgery and in the management of chronic orthopedic, neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. Incorporating rehabilitation into your pet’s medical care plan can help…

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Don’t Feed Children Raw Milk !

Two years ago, when Oregon parents Jill Brown and Jason Young met Brad and Tricia Salyers, the families had no idea that they would eventually be sharing in a tragedy that sickened four of the Salyers’ children and left Brown and Young’s youngest child, Kylee – 23 months old at the time – with such…

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10 Things a Great Veterinarian Does Without Credit that You Never Know About

A typical vet’s lunch break   Vets on the whole are a humble crowd, and there are many things they do on a daily basis that you aren’t aware of. Here are some of the top unrecognized practices that an excellent compassionate veterinarian does that you likely don’t know about.   10. Giving up our…

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The 3 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds Revealed-You’ll Be Surprised!

With Breed Specific Legislation acts being brought forward in more and more areas across the country, dogs like Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers and other “scary” looking breeds are in danger of losing their homes and even their lives. These breeds are often touted as being extremely aggressive – however a new study released in…

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Can Dogs Feel Guilt? 10 Common Myths About Dog Behavior

Doleful eyes, hunched body, drooping ears: Fido must be feeling sorry about something—right? Not exactly, according to Decoding Your Dog, a new book from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Drs. Debra Horwitz and John Ciribassi, experts in the field of veterinary behavior, write about what this look really means, and uncover nine more common…

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‘Decoding Your Dog’ may help you befriend ‘best friend’

When it comes to animal behavior, everyone is a self-professed expert.  “You must be the ‘alpha dog’ in your house, showing your dog who’s boss,” is one common misconception, say veterinary behaviorists.  That belief is not based in science, and it may even be downright dangerous. Setting the record straight is one reason the American…

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Ask the vet’s pets: Raw diets can sicken pets and humans By Dr. Lee Pickett

Berks County, PA –  Dear Christopher Cat: I mentioned to my veterinarian that I am switching my cats to a raw diet, and she objected, saying many were contaminated with bacteria. I don’t see her point, since free-roaming cats eat raw mice without having problems.Christopher responds: The difference is that outdoor cats kill their prey and eat…

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