Jun 17, 2022
Many people know the benefits of physical therapy for themselves, but have you ever wondered how it could impact your pet? This week, DVM Leigh Stevens shares the benefits of physical therapy for our favorite furry friends.
This week, DVM Leigh Stevens joins The SavvyCast to discuss physical therapy for companion animals this week. Dr. Stevens is the Supervising Veterinarian at Scout's House, a rehab center for animals. In this episode, Dr. Stevens shares the details of her work, such as what animals she typically works with and the most common injuries she helps with. Additionally, she shares how pet owners can pursue physical therapy for their pets.
Dr. Stevens is a California native with a BA in Biology from the University of California, San Diego. Additionally, she received her DVM degree from UC Davis. Dr. Stevens has worked in several small animal clinics over the years, and her main professional interests are Internal Medicine. She is specifically interested in cases involving geriatric patients and Dermatology. She has twice held the position of President in the Santa Clara County Veterinary Medical Association. Additionally, Dr. Stevens created the Santa Clara County Disaster Preparedness Plan for Animals in 1996. She was awarded the Diamond Award in 1997 by the Emergency Services Association Coastal Chapter. Today, she works as the Supervising Veterinarian at Scout's House, a rehab center for animals.
Scout’s House is based in California and provides physical rehabilitation therapy and products for companion animals. They also sell a wide variety of assistive products for disabled dogs and cats through their online store.
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