Southern Ontario Animal Rehabilitation (SOAR) provides integrative medicine including rehabilitation, pain management, and acupuncture, 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, allowing us to offer more services including water therapy!!!
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Dr. Danielle Anderson
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
- Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP)
- Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist (cVMA)
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 then completed her certification in Veterinary Acupuncture in April of 2016 and now travels to Colorado twice a year to help teach the clinical intensive portion of the course. 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 is involved with the accreditation committee for the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, and is busy with a 13 year old son, a 10 yr old daughter, two cats, a dog, and a wonderful supportive husband.
Jenna started with SOAR as a rehabilitation extern in 2016. Jenna has always had a passion for helping animals, she has been involved with many different aspects of animal care leading up to and throughout her career in veterinary medicine. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 2013 earning a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Animal Biology. While completing her degree, Jenna found her passion for animal rehabilitation. In 2015, Jenna graduated from Seneca College as a Registered Veterinary Technician. Jenna was then able to fulfill her dream of practicing animal rehab. She attended the University of Tennessee, earning her credentials as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in 2016. Jenna currently heads the animal rehabilitation department at the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital. Jenna became certified as a Canine Massage Therapist by the Royal Canadian College of Massage in 2016, and has since encorporated this skill into her practice. Jenna has a special interest in neurological rehabilitation, geriatric care, and pain management. She is currently working becoming a board certified Veterinary Technician Specialist in animal rehabilitation, as well as a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner. She continues to further her knowledge in animal rehabilitation, so she can continue to provide the finest level of care to her patients. Jenna is committed to helping your pet live a healthier and more active life, and looks forward to guiding you and your pet along their road to recovery
Kandis is a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer and has lots of ideas about conditioning and fitness!!!! She is also involved in IPO and dog sports. If you have questions about fitness, and how she might be able to help you, please don't hesitate to call and talk to her.
Alex has been volunteering with us since 2016. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology at the University of Guelph, she started working for us as a rehabilitation assistant. In September of 2018 she will be entering the Registered Veterinary Technician program at Sheridan with the plan of pursuing her CCRP through the University of Tennessee. We are very happy to have her on board!!
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