Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ACVSMR creates personalized treatment plans for dogs with or at-risk of arthritis. These plans typically include: physical rehabilitation, intra-articular therapies, or surgery; but they always include comprehensive pain management, weight loss (if indicated), regular exercise, and wholesome nutrition. She is also an educator, teaching other veterinarians how to properly diagnose and manage arthritis in their patients.
As a consultant, Dr. Kirkby Shaw works with Animal Health companies to develop new solutions for treating arthritis in pets. Resources such as these are part of the benefits of CARE membership. Check out her episode on canine rehabilitation and various resources to use!