Welcome to Wilmington Animal Fitness
and Rehabilitation Center in Wilmington NC 
"Changing Lives One Step At a Time"

Call us at (910) 398-6436

Physical therapy and rehabilitation are a new specialty on the forefront of cutting edge advances in veterinary medicine. Treatment involves a patient specific regimen of modalities and exercises such as agility and gait re-education, balance and proprioception training, use of heat and cold, use of therapeutic laser, and use of prosthetics/orthotics or assistive devices such as carts. Animal rehabilitation transforms the way dogs and cats recover from surgery, injury, and other debilitating diseases.

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re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion  (rē-‘hə-bil’-ə-tā’-shən)

n. Restoration to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education.

Post-surgical patients improve 50% faster than patients without rehabilitation.

One in five dogs has osteoarthritis, and 90% of cats over the age of 12 suffer silently with the same disease. All can benefit from rehabilitation.


Watch a video on How Laser Therapy Works:


We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (910) 398-6436 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Wilmington rehab clinic is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

At Wilmington Animal Fitness and Rehabilitation Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

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Wilmington Rehab Clinic | Wilmington Animal Fitness and Rehabilitation Center | (910) 398-6436

3720 Federal Park Drive
Wilmington, NC 28412

Location

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dianne Logan
    RVT, CCRP

    Dianne is a Registered Veterinary Technician and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP). She received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology from San Juan College and became certified in rehabilitation after completing course work at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. In order to obtain her certification as a rehab practitioner, Dianne had to successfully complete postgraduate coursework covering various orthopedic, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions and their treatment. 

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  • Tricia Earnhart

    Tricia joined the WAFRC team in August of 2014. She is a licensed occupational therapist assistant and worked for the Rowan County school system for six years before finding her true passion of helping animals in need. She is certified in laser therapy and was certified in rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine's CCRP program in December, 2014. Her interests include conservative treatments and alternative therapies. Tricia shares her home with her dogs, horse,donkey and chickens.  

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "In July, 2010, my little dachshund, Duke, had back surgery and he was not able to walk for eight months. I went everywhere to find help for him and on March 31, 2011, I found Dianne Logan at Wilmington Animal Fitness & Rehabilitation Center. Now Duke is walking after four weeks and 12 treatments!"
    Alice K
  • "My sweet dog has been partially paralyzed as a result of a spinal cord insult. She is currently at Wilmington Animal Fitness & Rehabilitation Center with Dianne Logan, CCRP. "Little-D" has received balance/coordination exercises; electrical stimulation to her weakened muscles; therapy laser to her painful joints and most recently, is beginning hydrotherapy-treadmill. What I appreciate most is the involvement I am allowed. I am with "Little-D" throughout her therapy and am able to learn techniques to use as home exercises for the days she does not attend rehab."
    Jayne B.
  • "My poodle, Gucci has been diagnosed with IVDD. My vet referred us to Dianne Logan at Wilmington Animal Rehab in lieu of surgery. He is doing great, thanks to Dianne. He is now on a laser treatment maintenance schedule and is responding well to the treatments. Thank you, Dianne"
    Lynne

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