Are Vaccines a Necessary Evil?

Should I or should I not vaccinate my pet– this is a question most of us pet owners ask ourselves and our veterinarians.  Vaccines are useful in moderation to prevent disease and death.  As an integrative veterinarian, I do recommend protecting your puppy against Parvo and Distemper viruses. There is a small percentage of pet owners that choose to [...]

Important Announcement from Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising friends and supporters, As you may or may not know, Phoenix Rising turned 4 on July 29, 2017. Thank you to all of you that have helped me sustain the practice for the past 4 years and for your faith in integrative medicine. I would like to announce that the time has come […]

Medications: Can veterinarians prescribe medical marijuana?

Medications: Can veterinarians prescribe medical marijuana? Hi friends and supporters of Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care. It was recently brought to my attention that there has been a Facebook discussion regarding the use of medical marijuana for dogs and cats. In this discussion my name and Phoenix Rising were being mentioned as a possible source […]

Nosodes vs Vaccines

Nosodes vs Vaccines Nosodes are similar to homeopathic remedies. They are made from the blood of a sick animal or human or from the secretions, excretions or lesions that are produced in a diseased animal. Nosodes are made by a series of dilutions from the above-mentioned materials until there is no physical material, only the […]

Vegan Vet – Dr. Radica Raj Now Booking Appointments for Vancouver & Surrounding Area

Vegan Vet - Dr. Radica Raj is now booking appointments for February 20, 2017 for clients in Vancouver and surrounding areas.  Dr. Raj will be scheduling Traditional Chinese Medicine consultations and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments at Harbourview Animal Hospital. As some of you are aware, Dr. Raj has been offering PRP treatments for partial cruciate [...]

Now booking appointments January 16, 2017

Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care is now booking appointments for January 16, 2017 for clients in Vancouver and surrounding areas.  Dr. Radica will be scheduling Traditional Chinese Medicine consultations and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments at Harbourview Animal Hospital, 700 Marine Dr, North Vancouver, BC. As some of you are aware, Dr. Radica has been offering PRP […]

Holiday Hours

Our Holiday Hours are listed below.  As always, please call ahead for an appointment. FRIDAY DECEMBER 23RD CLOSED TUESDAY DECEMBER 27TH 8:30AM TO 5:00PM WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28TH 8:30AM TO 5:00PM THURSDAY DECEMBER 29TH 8:30AM TO 5:00PM FRIDAY DECEMBER 30TH CLOSED TUESDAY JANUARY 3RD 8:30AM TO 5:00PM

Phoenix Rising in Vancouver!

Phoenix Rising in Vancouver We are proud to announce that Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care will now be expanding its services to include patients and clients in Vancouver and surrounding areas.  Dr. Radica will be scheduling Chinese Medicine consultations and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments once a month at Harbourview Animal Hospital. As some of […]

Grandpaws Treats

Grandpaws Treats – 100% all natural treats for dogs. We are pleased to announce that Grandpaws Treats are now available at the clinic.  Grandpaws Treats are LOCAL. Ingredients are sourced right here on the island. NATURAL. No additives. They were a big hit at the Petapalooza in Vancouver last month, even the most finicky of dogs […]