Dr. Wendy Bernstein, a graduate of U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, has been a practicing veterinarian in Kirkland, Washington for over 20 years.
She has always advocated for her patients and is passionate about offering the highest quality medicine and care available.
That's why, in 2016, she decided she needed another "therapeutic arrow" in her quiver and became a Certified Canine
Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT). She completed an intensive certification process with the Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI),
Dr. Bernstein giving a laser treatment to her patient, Brune Neves.
one of only two schools in the country to offer comprehensive training in canine rehab therapy.
The more I learned, the more I saw what it could do for injured and elderly pets, the more convinced I became that this therapy was what my patients needed."
Now she successfully uses pet rehab therapy to help her patients regain mobility, function, strength and overall quality of life.
“I found that, despite all my best efforts, I was unable to help some of my patients. They would still struggle with back and joint pain even after I had provided the 'latest and greatest' treatments conventional veterinary medicine had to offer. I found myself wondering if there was anything else I could do for these pets. That sent me on a search that eventually led me to canine rehabilitation therapy.