TITLE: All Hands On Pet: How-To Course on Home Physical Therapy Methods for Pet Owners (Workshop for Pet Parents ONLY)
HOURS: Sat., Sept. 30, 8:30am - 10:30am OR 10:45am - 12:45pm
WORKSHOP RATING: ★ Pet Parents
MAX PARTICIPANTS: 20
DESCRIPTION: Is your dog in pain, older, or arthritic? Has your dog suffered an injury or is recovering from surgery? Can't make it to the vet or don't have a local physical therapist for your pet? Then, this Workshop is for you. It includes 1 hour of lecture and 1 hour of lab time where pet parents gain confidence in their role and learn to perform basic massage techniques and range of motion, and be able to identify injury or malfunction.
Cancellation Policy and Refund Request
To request a refund, please complete and postmark this Workshop Cancellation Form by Septermber 8, 2023. Refunds exclude a $10 processing fee.
All Hands on Pet: How-To Course on Home Physical Therapy
Susan E. Davis, PT, DPT, Owner Joycare Onsite Red Bank, New Jersey, US
Dr. Susan Davis is an internationally recognized Physical Therapist with 44 years of clinical experience. She graduated from Northwestern University PT and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Susan worked with human patients for the first 30 years of her career in hospitals and her own private practice. In 2008 she made a transition into the veterinary world, working exclusively with non-human animals, after having completed coursework and training in canine rehabilitation. Her current practice is Joycare Onsite, LLC and she provides Physical Therapy to pets in their home, in clinics, animal shelters, farms and zoos, and performs distance consultation with pet owners virtually. She works with dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, farm animals, exotics and wildlife.
Susan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and International Association for Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy.Susan authored and published 2 books: “Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals: A Guide for the Consumer”, and “All Hands on Pet!” and writes a monthly blog, the Pet PT Pit Stop. She developed a manual 3D technique for patellar luxation and was primary author on a published research study on MPL. Susan teaches continuing education courses on PT for Animals. She worked as a credentialed member of the media team of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show for several years. She is an engaging, passionate speaker for professional audiences, providing lively, well-structured content. Her inherent love of animals and desire to promote active, healthy living shines clearly through her work and presentations.