Located in the Dogwood Centre in Puslinch, ON next door to Guelph/Aberfoyle and nearby to Milton and the surrounding area, we are a team of rehabilitation professionals dedicated to helping your pet, whether they are recovering from surgery or injury, geriatric, overweight, in need of athletic conditioning, or just swimming for fun.  At Gilmour Road Veterinary Services we strive to provide your pet with an excellent standard of care and to improve their quality of life through a variety of rehabilitative techniques.



Physical rehabilitation is the treatment of injury or illness by increasing range of motion, strength and decreasing pain.  A rehabilitation veterinarian will treat pets suffering from both acute and chronic injuries, as well as providing conditioning, rehabilitation, and treatment for geriatric pets.

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Individual therapeutic laser or ultrasound sessions are available for pets who are not in need of rehabilitation or conditioning work.  Each session lasts approximately 20-30 minutes, with longer sessions available if necessary.

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A conditioning program is well-suited for those pets who need to get in shape for a season of a dog sport such as field, tracking, agility or flyball, for geriatric pets looking to improve their quality of life, or for anyone who would like to help their pet get into better shape.

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Recreational Swimming

Recreational swimming is ideal for pets who are looking for some off season aquatic exercise.  It is perfect for pets when the weather is too hot or too cold for a long walk, and is also ideal for owners with an injury or seniors who are struggling to exercise an active pet.

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Osteoarthritis (Arthritis) is a complex and progressive disease of the joint. It is triggered by trauma to the joint (a car accident) This can be single incident trauma or years of micro trauma. Rehab plays a huge role in keeping muscles strong so they can support these diseases joints. Keeping your dog a fit weight plays a huge role helping them stay mobile. Keeping your dog active plays a huge role in helping them stay healthy. A walk doesn’t have to be a marathon it just needs to be out of the back yardThis is one of the most useful graphics we can show you...This is all the elements of a complete multimodal arthritis management plan.The dark blue sections are areas where you will need vet input, and the teal sections are the areas down to you.It may look like a lot of different areas to work on (you might not need them all), but you can start with one and build from there. Just using painkillers alone is not enough. Just using massage is not enough. It's when you combine multiple treatments together that you start to reduce the pain and take care of the joint - and your dog's life will change for the better.Talk to your vet about using a multimodal approach in your dogs OA care (if they are not already). ... See MoreSee Less
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