Our Mission:

Collaborate with Veterinarians to provide our patients with synergistic/complimentary care, to enhance their general health, and recovery from injury/surgery so as to improve their overall quality of life and owner’s satisfaction.


Whether your best friend has had an injury, surgical procedure, been slowed down by disease or aging, Canine Rehabilitation can accelerate their road to recovery and well-being.


Benefits of Rehab

  • Promote faster recovery from injury
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Reduce pain & discomfort
  • Build strength & mobility
  • Reduce risk of re-injury
  • Improve functional activity
  • Accelerate return to work / sport
  • Improve your dog’s quality of life
  • Weight loss
  • Promotes mental & emotional well being
  • Owners instructed in proper home care
  • Coordinated services with your Veterinarian. (Veterinary referral is required)


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Our Staff

Jean C. Pavlakos, BS, CCRP (Certified CaniNe Rehab Practitioner)

  • BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Ct 1980

  • Certification in Canine Rehab , University of Tenn, 2006

  • 35 years’ experience in human Physical Therapy

  • 10 year’s experience in Canine Rehab

  • Instructor at the annual STAAR (Symposium on Therapeutic Advances in Animal Rehabilitation) conference

  • Advanced training in spinal mobilization, osteopathics, therapeutic exercise

  • Featured in the book " Successful Practitioners in Canine Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy".

Cathy Derrico, b.s., M.s.

  •  Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Ohio University, 1991
  •   Masters of Science in Microbiology,  Ohio University, 1995
  •    6 ½ years experience as a Veterinary assistant
  •    Volunteer foster for Ohio Labrador Retriever Rescue Service

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Contact Info:

21 E Ridgeway Dr, Centerville, Ohio 45459

(ph - primary) 937-287-9519

(ph-alternate 937-414-1665)
(fx) 1-888-966-0434



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