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 [...]
Phoenix Rising

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 […]

Dr. Radica Raj

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 [...]
Petapalooza West

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 […]

2nd Anniversary

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 [...]
Phoenix Rising Vet Care, Anniversary

First Anniversary of Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care

Yesterday July 29, 2015 was the first anniversary of Phoenix Rising. Coincidentally, I am in a Sports Medicine seminar and yesterday’s seminars were on PRP. It has been a gratifying experience for me to explore and endeavour to offer cutting edge yet holistic and non-invasive procedures for my patients. There are lots more options out […]

Phoenix Rising Veterinary Care, hip dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia by Dr. Marlene Smith and Dr. Radica Raj

Hip Dysplasia Hip dysplasia is the medical term for poor hip conformation and the arthritis and pain that occurs secondary to that conformation. Normally the “ball” portion of the hip (the head of the femur) sits well within the “socket” portion of the pelvis. When the animal walks this acts as a well-oiled machine. In [...]

Halloween Contest 2014

Abina Steals the Show There were a few good contenders for Phoenix Rising Vet Care's Halloween Costume Contest, yet li'l Abina stole the show in her witch's costume. We hope to see more entries next year. Hope everyone had a great Halloween !
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