How to Help Your Pet Recover After Surgery

A dog lies in an e-collar.

Surgery can be a scary time for both the pet and pet owner, but is a necessary action to take when your pet has a medical issue that calls for it. Once your pet is out of surgery, you may wonder how to help speed up recovery and take great care for them at home. The process of healing is a critical time in your pet’s recovery. This is why it is important to get the most information you can about what to do when your pet is recovering at home.

The team at Dickinson Animal Hospital & Pet Wellness Center is here to give you some tips and suggestions on helping your best friend heal and be back on their paws in no time.

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Those Soothing Sounds: Music Therapy for Pets

Music therapy has been around for over 300 years as a way to help people cope with both physical and emotional problems. If you adore your playlist, you probably have noticed that what you listen to affects your attitude, energy, and thoughts. 

Music is a powerful conduit to healing and relaxation for humans, and we have come to learn it has the same effect for our four-legged friends. Your friends at Dickinson Animal Hospital & Pet Wellness Center find this form of therapy fascinating and want to explore, with our pet families, the benefits of music therapy for pets.

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Improving Quality of Life with Pet Rehabilitation

Pet Rehabilitation

Physical therapy is often prescribed to increase strength and motion in the wake of an injury, surgery, or chronic disease. Previously reserved for humans alone, this modality is gaining traction in the world of veterinary medicine.

Dickinson Animal Hospital and Pet Wellness Center strives to be on the forefront of cutting-edge contemporary veterinary medicine that facilitates a pet’s health and wellness. Through pet rehabilitation, your pet’s quality of life – and the mutual enrichment between you – can be improved and enhanced.

The Scope

Pet rehabilitation can help relieve a pet’s pain and stress through various exercises and stretches tailored to combat specific problems. We work hard to customize a routine for each pet’s needs. Continue…