Red Dog Blue Kat Tour

Red Dog Blue Kat Touring the Facility Recently, the Phoenix Rising Integrative Vet Care team was invited by Red Dog Blue Kat to tour their state of the art 13,000 square foot production facility, located in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. After a warm greeting by the front office staff and a few furry friends, we were taken [...]
Housewolves, Radica Raj


Housewolves: An Interview with Dr. Radica Raj How to have a balanced and confident dog. Informative interviews. Health and lifestyle tips to have a healthy and happy canine companion. Join Melissa Major in her in depth interview with Dr. Radica Raj as she covers a wide variety of subjects including; Preventative care, raw fed diets, [...]
Ozone for cats and dogs

Ozone Therapy for Dogs and Cats

What is ozone therapy for dogs and cats? Ozone therapy is used to treat for infections, metabolic disease and cancer. Medical ozone is a gas created from pure oxygen which can kill viruses as well as bacteria and is quickly absorbed into the body. It is safe because the treatments do not affect normal healthy [...]
Electromagnetic Radiation

Electromagnetic Radiation

What is electromagnetic radiation (EMF)? The National Cancer Institute defines it as follows. Radiation that has both electric and magnetic fields and travels in waves. It comes from natural and man-made sources. Electromagnetic radiation can vary in strength from low energy to high energy. It includes radio waves, microwaves, infrared light, visible light, ultraviolet light, [...]

Vegan and Cruelty Free Skin Care

Why Vegan and Cruelty Free Skin Care Products? The vegan lifestyle used to be perceived as something for overly health-conscious people. Now it is one of the most popular lifestyle trends and is not showing signs of slowing down. This has increased the demand for vegan products worldwide, including Vegan and Cruelty Free Skin Care [...]
holistic vet

What is a Holistic Vet?

A holistic vet is a doctor that is open-minded to all therapeutic avenues. Instead of dismissing new treatments or ideas outright, a holistic vet will try to incorporate them into a comprehensive treatment plan. In particular, a holistic vet will pay more attention to the mental state of the pet. Emotions such as fear, stress [...]

Shanghai – WATCVM

As most of you may know by now, Dr. Raj was honoured to be invited to speak at the 21st Annual International Conference on TCVM  this past September, held in Shanghai China. The conference theme centred around TCVM for dermatological and immune-mediated diseases in dogs, cats and horses and was held at the stunning World Expo [...]
Phoenix Rising Integrative Vet Care, Abby-in-chair

Abby in Her Chair

In the past 3 weeks, people have been saying Poor Abby when they see her chair but really we need to be saying YAY Abby! Degenerative myelopthy may be taking her ability to walk unassisted but the wheelchair gives her freedom back. Freedom to go for longer walks and the independence to explore without Mom […]


Petapalooza – Come Join the Fun

Phoenix Rising Integrative Veterinary Care will be at Petapalooza Vancouver on August 26, 2018.  This event is fun for the whole family. Dr. Radica Raj will be onsite discussing the latest in Integrative Veterinary Care modalities.  With events including running of the bulls (French and English bulldog races) Weiner dog races and a puppy stamped [...]
Pet Vaccines

Are Pet Vaccines a Necessary Evil?

Pet Vaccines Should I or should I not vaccinate my pet– this is a dilemma faced by many pet owners especially when managing age or health-related issues. Vaccines are useful in moderation to prevent disease and death. For dogs, the core vaccines are considered to be Parvo and Distemper vaccines. There is a small percentage [...]
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