WHY A PET REHABILITATION CENTRE
REHABVET exists to bring in alternative support therapies for animals here in Singapore. We are the first pet centre that is a full fledged animal rehabilitation centre with practitioners trained by University of Tennessee.
The only options available in Singapore were Veterinarian medical care that consist mainly of surgeries, NSAID and pain management drugs. We had a husky that needed more than that.
After visiting Youtube and learning from the experience of Veterinarians majoring in canine rehabilitation, our husky started walking. We knew immediately that Singapore is lacked of rehabilitation and physiotherapy care for our pets.
We immediately assembled a team of experienced veterinarian nurses and send them over to University of Tennessee to be trained as CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioners) and invited the top Canine Hydrotherapy trainers to Singapore to train the remaining team.
Embracing the world’s best and top complementary medical devices and our trainned therapist, we started Singapore first and only full canine rehabilitation centre.
WHY A PET REHABILITATION CENTRE
REHABVET CLINIC is Singapore’s first full-fledged animal rehabilitation centre. With our team of well-trained and experienced practitioners, and comprehensive facilities offering the widest range of physical therapy, we aim to provide your pets with complementary support therapies that enable them to live a pain free and good quality of life.
To provide all animals and pets a second chance at living without pain, minimal medication and living well.
Dr. Sara Lam, BVSc (Sydney), CCRT (U.S.), CVA
Rehabilitation Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary AcupuncturistDr. Sara Lam graduated with Bachelors of Veterinary Science from the University of Sydney in 2012. She is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) and a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA). She has a focus on small animals and have worked in Australia and Singapore. During this time, she had developed a strong passion in geriatric, post-operative and palliative care. These are usual areas that are often neglected in conventional veterinary clinic settings.
Sara’s goal is to help animals to be pain-free and active as much as possible and she is dedicated to improve the fur-kids’ quality of life before the disease process gets too advanced. Her approach to a truly holistic rehabilitation plan is innovative and always scientifically-proven.
On top of taking the best from both Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the holistic rehabilitation plan also includes a detailed nutritional assessment on the diet and an evaluation of the biomechanics issues resulted from many orthopaedic and neurological conditions.
Animal Rehabilitation Therapist, Certified Hydrotherapist
Having been in the equestrian sector with Way Of The Horse since 2012, Sean is an experienced animal trainer and manager. He has also taught and overseen various types of lessons, involving equine therapies, that are specially catered to children with needs from Autism, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and more.
Inspired and passionate, Sean feels immense satisfaction in his work and hopes to contribute his talents and knowledge to facilitate the powerful changes that can be experienced through animal-human interactions.
Sean currently works here as an Animal Therapist and is also a certified hydrotherapist under the Greyfriars Rehabilitation and Veterinary Centre in Surrey, United Kingdom. He lends his expertise to working with equine, canines and felines alike at RehabVet.
Chee Yen BSC (Hons)
Yen has formerly been a competent physiotherapist, graduated from Malaysia. She has worked for several years locally gaining experience in both government and private practice in Malaysia until she ventures to work in Singapore.
Being an avid dog lover with a deep profound love for furry animals, once she discovers about canine rehabilitation in Singapore, she made crucial decision to be in this field. Unlike humans, animals cannot voice out directly how they are feeling about experiencing pain or discomfort, so she believes that there is a dire demand in animal therapy and found her calling in animal rehabilitation.
Yen regretted to be late and lacked of awareness regarding canine rehabilitation as her beloved dog which had difficulty in mobility passed on without getting the opportunity to be treated through rehabilitation. With the motivation driven by the lost of her furry buddy, she sets her goal to pour out efforts in providing rehabilitation care to alleviate pain of the dogs and improve the lives of animals.
Her prior background in human physiotherapy experiences enables her to relate animal’s condition to human and therefore tailor specific rehabilitation exercises and treatment for each of her patients.
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Assistant Rehabilitation Therapist
Preetijit completed her 5 months internship at Prestige BioResearch, an animal research facility in Singapore, where she has handled animals such as pigs, non-human primate and small animals like guinea pig, rodent and mice. She has performed various tasks from performing phlebotomy and administering drugs to assisting veterinarians during surgery. This fruitful experience has encouraged Preetijit to further explore the veterinary industry.
Currently holding a diploma in Biomedical Engineering, Preetijit is waiting to pursue further studies.
With her time here at Rehabvet, Preetijit hopes to learn the ropes in order to become an accomplished vet someday.
Sharon graduated with a law degree but has always had a soft spot for animals, especially dogs. She now has a number of years of experience as a canine hydrotherapist, working with dogs in hydrotherapy and fitness swim programs. She obtained her Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals followed by the more advanced Level 3 Diploma in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals at the world renowned Greyfriars Veterinary Rehabilitation and Referral Centre in Surrey, UK.