Canine Physical Therapy & Canine Massage Therapy 

Canine Physical Therapy - Northborough MA

Dog experiencing hyrotherapy

What to Expect

The first visit is a 90 minute Physical Therapy evaluation. This includes client interview, gait and function analysis, flexibility and range of motion testing, muscle mass evaluation, instruction on home exercise program and initial treatment as indicated. A communication letter will be sent to the referring veterinarian after the initial evaluation and upon discharge from treatment.


90-minute PT Evaluation: $160.00

60-minute follow-up PT session: $110.00

5-visit PT package (prepaid): $500.00

(10% discount = $100.00 per 60-min session)

Hydrotherapy only – up to a 30-min session: $50.00

Hydrotherapy 5-visit package (prepaid): $225.00

(10% discount = $45.00 per session)

                                                                                              Hydrotherapy 10-visit package (prepaid): $400.00

                                                                                              (20% discount = $40.00 per session)

Rehabilitation Specialist

Karen Luchini graduated from Northeastern University in 1996 where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.  She has over ten years of experience working in the human field of physical therapy. In 2007 Karen attended the University of Tennessee and successfully became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP). Karen is a valuable asset to our team.

Canine Conditions Treated with Physical Therapy

  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Disc disease and lumbosacral dysfunction
  • Muscular injuries:  tendonitis, spasm, contractures
  • Developmental problems
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Ligament sprains/tears (CCL of the knee)
  • Patella luxation
  • Fractures
  • Obesity
  • Paresis, paralysis
  • Wobbler's Syndrome

Benefits of Canine Physical Therapy

  • Improve function
  • Improve quality of movement
  • Improve strength
  • Improve range of motion
  • Decrease pain and swelling
  • Non-invasive approach
  • Improve quality of life
  • Increase speed of recovery
  • Injury prevention
  • Reduce costs for owner

Canine Physical Therapy Interventions

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Balance training
  • Gait training, stair training
  • Manual therapy
  • Assistive devices: carts, slings
  • Heat and cold application
  • Owner education
  • Instruction on a home program
A veterinary referral is always required prior to PT and hydrotherapy sessions.

Canine Reiki - Northborough MA

Benefits of Reiki

  • Helps the body with its own healing process
  • Reduces pain and muscle swelling
  • Enhances the dog's immune system and helps rid the body of toxins
  • Can help improve the performance of the canine athlete
  • Can help speed the recovery time from an injury or surgery.

All dogs including puppies can benefit from Reiki!

Canine Reiki Practitioner

Aileen D'Angelo 1998 Reiki Master/Teacher

Owner Hoof, Paw & Claw Reiki

Certified K9 Trigger-Point Myotherapist


Pet Grooming
8 am - 7 pm,  Wednesday & Friday
 8 am - 12:00 noon Saturday

Canine Physical Therapy, Reiki
 8 am - 7 pm,  Tuesday - Friday
 8 am - 12:00 noon Saturday
Pet Sitting

24 x 7

Call during business hours and speak with us directly. Sunday and Monday messages are monitored until 6pm.

Visit us at our new location

367 West Main Street

Northborough MA 01532

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367 West Main Street
Northborough, MA 01532

Pet Sitting & Pet Grooming 508-393-3370 • K-9 Hydrotheraphy  508-393-3370