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 [...]

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 [...]
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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 [...]
medical marijuana

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 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 […]

holiday hours

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
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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

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 […]