Muffin suffers from a rare blood condition known as immune-mediated thrombocytopaenia which causes him to have low platelets. Despite being young, Muffin is required to be on steroids long-term.
Chewie is a patient of ours who we’ve been seeing for a few months. He was diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy (DM) which is a condition where the nerves slowly degrade and the dog slowly loses function in their legs.
Chili has been seeing us for the last couple of months to help her rehabilitate a partially failed patella stabilisation surgery.
With the recent news that we’re getting locked down (again ) for 2 weeks, we’ll be operating a little differently until we’re told otherwise. 1. As we’re considered an essential business, we will be operating as per our regular hours 2. All consults will be pet only (ie no human owners allowed) except for:a) New […]
What do you do when your vet has suggested surgery for your dog, but for one reason or another, surgery is not an option? Sometimes the reason for not opting for surgery are clearly understood – they could be an elderly dog and the stress from surgery would be too much, a dog could be suffering from […]
IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease) is a spinal condition where one or more discs (the cushioning in between each vertebra in the spine) begins to degenerate. This can range from mild symptoms (discomfort, stiffness) to severe (complete paralysis of the limbs). Usually, it’s the discs in the middle of the back that are affected which will impact […]
Hip dysplasia is a hereditary condition that in layman’s terms, means your dogs hip joint isn’t formed correctly. There can be several ways in which this happens, such as the ball and socket being different sizes, joint surfaces being shaped differently or the joint having too much laxity…or if you’re unlucky, all of those things […]
When we opened the Animal Rehab Klinik in 2018, we had one mission – to create a place where animals could get the same injury rehabilitation options as humans. From over a decade of helping people recover from injuries, we knew first hand how the right rehabilitation advice could be the difference between someone doing […]
Where Did We Get The Idea Of Walking Dogs On A Treadmill From? The idea of using some sort of pressure plate to measure our patients’ gait (walking) sprouted in the early days of conceptualising the Animal Rehab Klinik. One day during our studies, we were practicing on a patient and we ran in to a […]
Cruciate surgeries for dogs is the most common orthopaedic surgery performed by veterinarians. Learn how we helped Tara the Border Collie dog recover from cruciate surgery at the Animal Rehab Klinik. If you want to know more about how we can help your dog recover following cruciate ligament (CCL) surgery, get in touch with us. https://youtu.be/l5IcbJQwv9Q What We Did […]