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Dog Acupuncture/Physiotherapy

Silvia is a physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1983. After graduation, she specialized in physiotherapy and acupuncture and became licensed in acupuncture in 1986. Silvia was the first group of physiotherapists trained in acupuncture in Canada! Her special interest focuses on animal rehabilitation.

She began her animal rehab training in 1999 for both small animal and equine and has worked as an animal rehab therapist/practitioner since 2001. She performs both physiotherapy and acupuncture on dogs, cats, horses and birds. She has completed post-graduate courses directed by the Canadian Horse and Animal Physiotherapists (CHAP) and is qualified in Physio-based Evaluation and Therapeutic Rehabilitation (PET).

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Recently we have seen an increased number of dogs with suspect 'kennel cough' type symptoms.

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Last updated: November 3, 2020

Dear Clients,

Due to the increasing number of Covid cases in Manitoba, we have updated our protocols to ensure the safety of our staff, clients, and community effective immediately.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

Note: After-hour emergency services are available for regular equine patients only. All other patients with after-hours emergencies, please contact Bridgwater Veterinary Hospital and Wellness Centre at (204) 452-0911.

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Oakbank Animal Hospital