Show dogs need special veterinary attention

Episode 224,   Nov 22, 2023, 10:00 PM

Dr Debbie Torraca has been involved in the field of canine physical rehabilitation and conditioning for over twenty five years. She began her career in human sports medicine and quickly made the transformation over to canine physical rehabilitation and sports medicine. She began with a BS at Boston University, an advanced MS from Quinnipiac College, and a doctorate at the University of Tennessee. She teaches all over the country and is one of the founding members at the North Carolina State University of the Certified Companion Animal Therapy program and the Certified Canine Manual Therapy program. She is internationally recognized in the field of canine physical rehabilitation.

She has been very involved with professional research in the area of canine performance and treatment of canine performance issues and the use of photobiomodulation in the treatment of canine sports performance and degenerative myelopathy. She absolutely loves spending time in her clinics, Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation for Animals, LLC. Her love of animals and rehabilitation is demonstrated through her practice and her teaching – she loves what she does and it is obvious. She is often sought out for her advice throughout the world and is thrilled to be able to offer her advice to others to help animals. But her true love is treating the beloved clients in her clinic, especially the current and retired canine and military teams.