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Laser Therapy for Dogs

Laser therapy is a drug-free noninvasive procedure to reduce pain and inflammation and speed healing. It has been proven to assist with post-surgical pain management and many acute and chronic conditions.

What is therapeutic laser therapy for dogs and what are the benefits?


Therapeutic laser or cold laser therapy is a very safe procedure used in dogs to assist with healing and pain management. It can be used to treat arthritis, lick granulomas and speed post-surgical healing.

Are lasers dangerous for dogs and are there any side effects?


Laser therapy is very safe. All staff performing the procedure are trained in safe use of the laser machine and your dog will be wearing protective goggles that keep their eyes protected from the rays emitted by the laser. There is no harm in the laser touching your dog’s skin directly, however, some temporary soreness can be felt in the area treated after treatment.

What kind of lasers are used on pets?


Here at Sunrise Animal Hospital, cold laser is used.

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Last updated: February 15, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. We are now allowing a limited number of clients in our clinic, however, we still encourage clients to stay in their cars where possible for annual exams, vaccines, wellness exams etc. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Sunrise Animal Hospital