I feel that rehab has improved Rosie’s life on every level: physical comfort, socialization, and mental stimulation. She is a different and happier dog since beginning rehab and we are better dog caretakers now that we understand how to give her the best kind of exercise and massage at home.
– Mrs. Moser, Rosies Owner
Our Bluto (Akita/Shepherd mix) was referred to the Animal Rehab Center by his surgeon after undergoing knee surgery(TPLO). We could not be happier with the experience and results. Bluto loves to be at the new facility. It is bright, clean and spacious. The techs are the best. We know Bluto is in good hands from the moment we show up for his appointment until we pick him up later in the day. The techs are very thorough when reviewing the activities of the day and then following up with a written copy of his progress. If there are new exercises to be performed at home, they are clearly explained with paperwork to confirm their directions. Not that I hope we have to return for another injury, but if need be, we will be back at the Rehab Center to resolve it.
– Ms. Anderson, Blutos Owner
Sydney suffers from an old ACL injury as well as arthritis. This really limited her ability to exercise and she began to gain weight. The extra weight aggravated her leg more which, in turn, made exercise more difficult, causing her to gain more weight. It was a vicious cycle and felt impossible to correct. Getting her in a rehab program has been a game changer. Not only is she losing weight and building her leg muscles, her mood has been elevated. She is happy and confident and playful in a way I havent seen since before her initial injury. She loves the water as well as the abundance of attention the entire rehab staff gives her and views her appointments as play dates as opposed to going to the vet. Thank you so much!”
– Ms. Hardesty, Sydney’s Owner
I was so worried that my little guy would never be able to run and play like he did before his injury. I started Taz in the PR program and they somehow made all of the work fun. He loved his PR days! After just a few short months of therapy with Dr. Rhyne and her team, my Taz was running and playing like he never missed a beat. He doesnt even limp now. You would never know that he had such a major surgery. I am forever grateful the canine rehabilitation program.
– Ms. Buckner, Tazs Owner
My German Shepherd, Renni, is more than just a pet, he is a beloved member of our family. When he began to display signs of pain and immobility seven months ago, we were absolutely distraught. The physical rehabilitation program has been such a blessing! Dr. Rhyne and her staff are extraordinarily knowledgeable, compassionate, and responsive. Over the past six months, we have seen a vast improvement in his mobility, pain management, and his quality of life. Thanks so much!
– Ms. Wheeler, Rennis Owner
My 11 year old dog, Caitlin, has always had bad hips and then lost her leg 3 years ago to an illness. Caitlin comes to rehab once a week and its absolutely helping her maintain mobility. Without it, she can barely move by the end of the week. From her hips to her age, there is so much working against her well-being, so the rehab program has definitely been the best tool we have to preserve her quality of life. Everything about the physical rehab program, the laser, massage, and all the compassionate care she receives has really been amazing.
– Ms. Feinroth, Caitlins Owner
I have nothing but great things to say about the staff and facility, and could not be happier with Lunas physical therapy experience; particularly the attention and love that their staff exhibited while working with Luna. As for the Luna, she thoroughly enjoyed her PR experience, and always loved coming in for her treatments and also showed vast improvements while making use of the therapy methods.
– Mr. Turner, Luna’s Owner
Foster is doing great! Dr. Rhyne is absolutely wonderful.
– Mrs. Harrell, Foster’s Owner
Itz-tzi made impressive progress during her therapy sessions. The staff was able to reduce her anticipated recovery time by gently, but firmly, pushing her to limits that I would not have been able to do myself. Every day her tail wagged expectantly as we arrived for another session with her friends. Today she has no indication of ever having undergone this serious hip joint procedure.
– Mr. Jones, Itz-tzi’s Owner
“I am so impressed by the time and attention given to Henry at each of his appointments. The staff is excellent about communicating his progress, explaining his therapy session, and showing examples of what we should be practicing at home so we’re sure we’re doing things correctly. Working with Dr. Rhyne and her team has most definitely been a positive experience.”
– Ms. Hensley, Henry’s Owner
“Catch” came through Vizsla rescue because his first 2 homes could not handle his energy level. If he doesn’t get vigorous exercise every day he becomes very difficult to manage — extremely vocal and destructive.On days where the weather is bad and he is not going to get his time at the dog park or go for a run, I now am able to get him into the underwater treadmill to burn off his excess energy. Increasing resistance is provided with jets pushing the water towards him, essentially causing him to walk/jog upstream. This is an effective way to exercise a dog that is already physically fit, and could help increase endurance for working dogs/trial dogs. The underwater treadmill has given me some peaceful afternoons and evenings with a happy, calm Vizsla.
– Dr. Mark Ledyard, Catch’s Owner
“I am so grateful that both of our beloved dogs were able to benefit from this physical rehabilitation program. Our elderly dog enjoyed improved mobility after arthritis limited her quality of life and, just as importantly, her old-dog mind was stimulated. Her sessions strengthened and rejuvenated our old girl, enabling us to enjoy more time with her. When we adopted him, our younger dog was reluctant to use his rear leg which had atrophied severely after surgery to repair a fracture. Drs. Rhyne and Ledyard and their team of rehabbers embraced our new family member. 7 weeks of loving care and highly skilled treatment have resulted in a comfortable, energetic young dog you would never suspect was ever injured! Because of their intervention, I know our guy now has a chance at avoiding a bunch of future problems related to living with a bum leg. We couldn’t be more impressed with the compassionate, expert care provided to us. We are so very fortunate to have the Animal Rehab Center in Asheville!”
– Mrs. Moser, Ruby and Zino’s Owner