Sylvan Veterinary Hospital

3520 Roselle Ave.
Modesto, CA 95357
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(209) 551–4527
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Compassionate Rehabilitation Services
for Pets in East Modesto

rehab services

The desire of every pet owner is to have a happy, healthy companion with whom to share many years of life. However, sometimes injury, advanced age, and illness can get in the way of that dream. A detailed rehabilitation program from Sylvan Veterinary Hospital, specifically designed for your pet, by a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner, can help to improve your pet's health and vitality by reducing pain, increasing mobility, strengthening muscles, and improving balance and coordination.

How do you know if your pet needs rehabilitation therapy?

Pain is the primary indicator that your animal friend might be in need of rehabilitation therapy. Since dogs and cats are very good at hiding their discomfort, it is important to be aware of subtle changes in their behavior, which may indicate that they are in pain.

The following are some of the conditions that can benefit from rehabilitation therapy. If your pet fits into any of these categories, or if you have any question about a change in your pet's activity level or behavior, talk to your primary veterinarian or us about having your pet evaluated for rehabilitation therapy.

  • Aging senior pet (straining to stand or sit, weakness, stiffness)
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic back or joint pain
  • Degenerative nerve disease
  • Fracture repairs
  • Hip or elbow dysplasia
  • Ligament sprains or tears
  • Limping or changes in gait during daily activities
  • Muscle strains, spasms, or weakness
  • Obesity/weight reduction
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Recent surgery for joint, tendon, or ligament repair
  • Spinal or disc disease or surgeries
  • Sports injuries
Rehabilitiation Services
Rehab Services
Multi-Modal Pain Management
Regenerative Medicine

AAHA accreditedAmerican Animal Hospital Association’s process of accreditation is similar to what human hospitals go through.

Fear Free Certified

Just wanted to let you know that Allie is doing great after Lap Spay on 4-10-12. Took her one day and she was back to normal. What a great way to get a dog spayed- I will recommend it to all my friends. Here is a photo of Allie that I took yesterday in our pasture with California Poppies. I thought it was cute! Thanks again!!
Karin Wickstrom

I have been taking my Beagle, Destiny, to Sylvan Vet for the last 10 years. She has had many medical problems throughout her life. There were times that I didn’t think she was going to pull though, yet, with wonderful Veterinarians like Dr. Tiffany Cardoza and Dr. Kipp Magnussen, she is still here with me today. I am grateful for their expertise in knowing exactly what she needs and for their compassion towards the both of us, in our hour of need. We are very blessed to know that compassionate help is always there. My deepest thanks and appreciation.
DeAnna Bingham

Sylvan Veterinary Hospital has been an important part of our family’s life for several years now. Most recently they helped to preserve our pug Sweetie’s vision with a new surgery technique. Everyone in the hospital works diligently to serve our needs. There is open communication with the front office staff, the technicians and the doctors whenever necessary. Our concerns and questions are always addressed quickly and the doctors are always available to us whenever needed.
Roger and Diane

What a great neighborhood veterinary clinic! I love the convenient hours and boarding facility. They have a nice, friendly staff and team of doctors who involve me in making the right choice for my pet.
Karin Mcknight

I can’t say enough about the miraculous results you can get from laser therapy. I used it for my puppy’s foot wound that wouldn’t hold stitches. The wound was completely closed in three treatments-without a scar! Also, this pup has elbow dysplasia and laser has helped him quickly regain soundness when he played too roughly. And the best part- it’s not expensive. I’m a tried-and-true believer of this technology.
Lee Nudo and Jagger La Grange, CA

Eleven years ago, Dr. Kipp Magnussen saved the life of my young kitten and I was genuinely impressed with his compassion and competence. Over the years I have been extremely happy with the care all the vets and vet techs have provided for my various dogs and cats. In addition, it is a mark of commitment to the highest standards of quality medical care that Sylvan Vet is accredited through the AAHA. I continue to highly recommend this clinic.
Page Riskin, MD

We have been a client of Sylvan Vet for the past 20 years. Just recently, Bodie, our Chocolate Lab experienced a wound to his back that was quite serious. After two months of patience, determination and constant care by Dr. Kipp Magnussen, Bodie has been nursed back to health. Kipp's staff has become family to us. Each and every one of them is kind, friendly and compassionate! Bodie just celebrated his tenth Birthday and is even swimming again. Thank you Sylvan Vet!!
Anita Bauer

I love the doctors and staff at Sylvan Veterinary Hospital for the care and compassion they have given my dogs over the years. From luxating patella surgery to nail cleaning, the care level is the highest. I would recommend them to any and all pet owners.
Pat Osdahl