Proudly Serving Burlington
Southern Ontario Animal Rehabilitation (SOAR) provides rehabilitation to pets post-injury, post-surgery, or for treatment of common orthopedic conditions.We will work closely with your own veterinarian to give your pet the best treatment plan possible.
SOAR was started by Dr. Danielle Anderson in 2013. We started as a mobile rehabilitation service, but as of June 1, 2015 we moved into our new home at 850 Legion Rd, Unit 5, Burlington, Ontario, and are now able to offer water therapy!!!
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Dr. Danielle Anderson, BSc, DVM, CCRP
Dr. Anderson graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2002. After working at several small animal hospitals she developed a keen interest in pain control. In 2006 she was introduced to small animal rehabilitation and physical therapy and decided to pursue her certification with the University of Tennessee. Completion of her certification in 2013 inspired her to open Southern Ontario Animal Rehabilitation (SOAR). She is currently working towards her certification in Veterinary Acupuncture through the University of Colorado. She is a member of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, and the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians.
In addition to running SOAR, Dr. Anderson works as a locum small animal veterinarian at various veterinary clinics in Southern Ontario, and is busy with a 10 year old son, a 7 yr old daughter, two cats, a dog, a bird, and a wonderful supportive husband.
Kathy Zubick, RVT, CCRP
Kathy joined the S.O.A.R. team in February 2015. She worked as a Registered Veterinary Technician for 6 years prior to completing her certification as a canine rehabilitation practitioner. She has been practicing canine rehabilitation full time as a career since 2008. Kathy has a passion for dog sports and has many dogs that she competes with in flyball, agility, dock jumping, and disc jock. She is also certified in massage therapy for dogs!!! Kathy shares her home with her husband Luke, and their 7 dogs and 2 cats.
Deanna McPherson, RVT
Deanna has recently joined the SOAR team part time. She juggles her time between Grimsby Animal Hospital, where she works as a veterinary technician, and SOAR. She graduated from Northern College in 2012 from the veterinary technician program, and then returned for an additional year in their rehabilitation program.