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 […]

Petapalooza West

Petapalooza West was a great time. It was billed as the West Coast’s largest outdoor pet festival and it did not disappoint. Dr. Radica Raj of Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care was on hand to answer questions about regenerative medicine therapies including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and prolotherapy as well as more traditional therapies including […]

Happy 2nd Anniversary!

It's Our 2nd Anniversary and we want to say a big Thank You to all of our loyal clients! Over the past 2 years, we at Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care have begun to establish ourselves as a complete integrative veterinary clinic.  We are proud to be able to offer our patients the best of conventional [...]

An Integrative Approach to Cancer Treatment

An Integrative Approach to Cancer Treatment So, your pet has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Along with the shock and grief that follows is the loaded question – Where do I go from here?  What cancer treatment do I choose? Sometimes clients are given the option of going home on steroids and waiting it out for […]

Guest Blogger – Helen Moore from Who’s Yer Doggy

Who’s Yer Doggy – They Are What They Eat, Too … Phoenix Rising is pleased to  welcome Guest Blogger – Helen Moore from Who’s Yer Doggy, Canine Lifestyle and Wellness services to discuss alternative diet options for dogs and the results on her own dog Seamus. I got Séamus (pronounced shay•mus) as a chunky, little bundle […]

A Tribute to a Much Loved Berner – Katie Plant

Katie was a much loved berner and patient of Tree of Life as well as Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care. A trooper among Berners, she calmly endured her aging process and the changes that it had wrought on her body. She loved her weekly acupuncture sessions. It was a pleasure to have been able to be […]

What is animal chiropractic?

Animal Chiropractic Chiropractic is a simply remarkable manual treatment that was developed in the 19th century. It literally means “to perform by hand”. It is used to treat neurological and musculo-skeletal dysfunction. But more importantly, while treating these dysfunctions it also helps to treat the effects of neurologic and musculo-skeletal dysfunction on the body. It literally resets and rewires […]

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma – Another Tool in Regenerative Medicine The underlying principle is simple – injections of high concentration of platelets to stimulate healing of a chronic or acute non-healing injury. Use of the patient’s own blood (autologous blood) to obtain the platelets helps eliminate the risk of disease transmission or allergic reactions. Composition of [...]