Portland Animal Chiropractic provides chiropractic services to large and small animals in Beaverton, Portland and the surrounding area

If you believe that your animal may benefit from Chiropractic care, you should choose a Doctor based on credentials. The American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA) and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA) were established to ensure that Chiropractors and Veterinarians wishing to practice on animals are trained using specific guidelines and procedures. By choosing an AVCA or IVCA certified Doctor you are selecting a properly trained professional who is dedicated to working with you to provide the best possible care for your pet.

Dr. Kalina Scherer follows Oregon regulations regarding Chiropractic care for animals which means that she will only treat your animal if you first show proof of Veterinary referral or recommendation. Chiropractic care does not replace traditional veterinary medicine.

Why Animal Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a drug-free approach to pet health care. It deals with the nervous system housed inside the spinal column and with keeping the nervous system healthy for the benefit of all body systems including the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic does not replace traditional veterinary medicine. Chiropractic care may be beneficial if your pet is experiencing any of the following conditions:

  • Neck, Back, Leg and Tail pain
  • Muscle spasms and nerve problems
  • Disc and joint problems
  • Injuries from slips or falls
  • Changes in gait, limping
  • Jaw/TMJ problems, difficulty chewing,
  • Event/Sports injuries
  • Sudden bowel/bladder disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia, Arthritis
  • Difficulty getting up and down
  • Unexplained changes in behavior or attitude, sudden aggression
  • Discomfort or skin contractions when being touched
  • Refusing to jump up or down, avoiding stairs