“I registered for the business course thinking I might incorporate some rehab into my practice. But after spending two days with Dr. Steinberg and working with some amazing classmates, I left with a business plan for starting a canine rehabiliation center that I fully intend to use."
– Linda Hamilton, DVM,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Business of Canine Rehabilitation
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Other Continuing Education Courses

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Current Techniques in Clinical Orthopedics: Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Orthotics and Prosthetics in Canine Rehabilitation


Faculty: H. Steven Steinberg, VMD, Dip. ACVIM, Neurology, CCRT

Prerequisites: This 2-day course is open to all veterinary and physical therapy professionals as well as practice managers and rehab practice investors. Veterinary technicians, including CCRPs and CCRAs, must submit an Employer Agreement Letter indicating that there is a veterinarian or physical therapist either certified in canine rehabilitation working in their practice or registered for Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation.

Course Description: This course gives participants tools they can use to define and achieve their business goals in canine rehabilitative medicine. Hiring, firing, purchasing, and salary negotiating are explored though extensive role-playing. Participants work together building a model practice from layout and construction, to making day-to-day business decisions and marketing. Group discussions promote collaboration and the sharing of ideas across professions.

Please note: Students who do not attend a full day of class will not receive any CE credit hours for that day and may have to return to make up the missing hours.

Course Fee: $450

Topics Covered Include:

  • Practice models for canine rehabilitation
  • Business concerns including location, construction and managing costs
  • Being an effective manager
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Setting fees
  • Marketing a canine rehabilitation practice