Dr. Radica Raj – Embracing the Healer

I would like to share with you all some excerpts from a podcast interview. A few weeks ago, I had a great conversation with Deb Ozarko when she interviewed me for a podcast on integrative veterinary medicine. I met Deb first at the clinic in the first few months after Phoenix Rising came into existence. […]

Phoenix Rising Vet Care, Bo Needs a Home

GREAT NEWS !!!!! Bo Has a Home

Bo has found a really good home. He can now look forward to a life of playing, socializig and being a dog. Thank you all so much for offering to give this dog a new life. It is good to know that there are so many people who fell in love with him right away.

Phoenix Rising Vet Care, Bo Needs a Home

Bo Needs a Home

My name is Bo. I am 18 months old and I have not had a stable home to call my own so far. I have been through multiple homes, multiple diet changes and have not had the opportunity to socialize with other dogs well. My constant stress has resulted in chronic diarrhea and vomiting and […]

Cowichan Canine Club, Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care

Canine Nutrition and Prolotherapy at the Cowichan Canine Club

The presentation on Canine Nutrition and Prolotherapy at the Cowichan Canine Club was a great success. Lisbeth, thank you so much for hosting and organizing the event. Thanks to everybody at the Cowichan Canine Club who helped make this event a success. Thank you all for taking time off to be there on a beautiful […]

On Call Emergency Veterinarian, Comox Valley

Emergency On-Call Veterinarian

We are happy to announce that Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care is now part of the emergency on-call group of veterinarians in the Comox Valley. This means that Dr.Radica Raj will now be on-call for emergencies some nights and weekends as well. The on-call group consists of 6 veterinary clinics that share their on-call emergencies with one doctor […]

Sprocket Needs a Home

Sprocket is a 9.5 year old neutered male Shiba Inu. He is very friendly and good with other animals and small children. He enjoys walks, playing fetch and being scratched. Unfortunately Sprocket has a few health issues that will require on going and possibly long term care. We are in need of a loving family […]

The Benefits of Herbs

Ginger Root, Zingiber officinalis (Gan Jiang) The herb Gan Jiang is used in a lot of herbal formulas for digestive disorders. This is not really surprising if we know what it does! Ginger warms the stomach and aids digestion. It is used in the treatment of vomiting, diarrhea and nausea (including car sickness). It is also used […]

Bone Broth, Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care

Bone Broth – A Rediscovery of the Old!

Bone broth has been used for centuries in human medicine for those who were sick or needed to recover from sickness. In many Chinese prescriptions soup or broth are used with or without additional herbs for many conditions. Bones are cooked until they basically are soft and disintegrate. They are rich in protein, and mineral. […]