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Sun, 02/17/2013 - 16:35

Chaos's Story - by Steve

Chaos’s journey to your rehab services was an unexpected one. As an avid participant in several dog sports, Chaos was the pup I was looking for. A purpose bred sports mix of Border Collie and Jack Russell, a Border-Jack. Until recently, he has had an injury free 7 year career in the sport of Flyball. At a practice, through an unfortunate collision, he...

Tue, 02/12/2013 - 12:17

At Hillside Veterinary Hospital we get asked lots of questions about vaccinations and the accuracy of the information available on the internet. Here is Dr. Sylvie Abrioux's answer to the vaccination debate for puppies:

First of all, keep in mind that anyone can post anything they choose to on the Internet, and that (unfortunately) these opinions are rarely based on scientific facts...

Tue, 01/29/2013 - 08:39

Seamus' Rehabilitation Story - Paul and Mary-Anne (Seamus' family)

We adopted Seamus when he was eight years old and a couple years later a friend recommended we have his limping assessed at Hillside. He has osteoarthritis and has had hydro treadmill, laser, massage, physical therapy, and chiropractic treatments. The rehab staff has provided us with exercises to keep him limber, and...

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 10:42

Cold laser therapy is being used at Hillside Veterinary Hospital to treat a variety of conditions including wounds, back pain, muscle pain, and osteoarthritis.  Lasers are also used post-operatively on incisions to speed the healing process and to prevent infection as well as over acupuncture points to stimulate circulation and healing.  They provide a non-invasive way to ease pain and...

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 08:33

Jonah's Rehabilitation Story - by Darlana (Jonah's person)

We never thought we'd have to put our cherished pet through so much but after a few knee injuries and a complicated TPLO surgery the rehabilitation period afterwards was the key to a successful outcome and the future comfort of our dog.

Given the size of our Great Pyrenees, hydrotherapy wa beneficial for many...

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" Chaos’s progress has been remarkable. His spirits are high and his energy boundless and you can see that he enjoys his treatments. I will be always grateful for the excellent care and encouragement he has received at Hillside Vet. "