How will my animal be adjusted?

Once the initial examination has been completed, the animal chiropractor will perform an adjustment on the area of the spine affected so as to return the joints to normal motion and to alleviate any muscle spasms and pain.

A chiropractic adjusment is a very specific high-velocity, low-force, controlled thrust by a hand or instrument, which is directed, in a specific direction on a specific joint. This is usually a comfortable process for the animal unless they are in an acute condition.

How is a human able to adjust an animal as large as a horse?

Spinal adjustment on a horseBecause the chiropractor is not adjusting the entire horse, but rather only a specific joint at one time, and by being very specific, less force is necessary to move the joint.



How long does treatment take?

Several factors determine the number and frequency of adjustments required to correct a problem.

Age & Physical Condtion
The animal's age and physical condition are important. Young, healthy animals will generally require fewer adjustments than older ones.

Problem Severity
The severity of the problem is another major factor. If permanent damage has occurred, a full recovery may not be possible and multiple adjustments may be necessary to achieve the most flexibility possible.

Length of Time

The length of time the problem has been present is also a factor. Longstanding or chronic problems frequently require more adjustments to correct than do acute problems. 



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We treat Dogs, Cats, and Horses with a veterinarian’s referral and supervision.

phone: (817) 594-5944

What is Chiropractic Care

  • Chiropractic care is a holistic approach to many of the health and performance problems of dogs, horses and cats.
  • Chiropractic does not replace traditional veterinary medicine and surgery, but provides and alternative method of care.
  • Chiropractic adjustments have proven to be invaluable in detecting and treating gait abnormalities and other performance-robbing problems.
  • It has been shown to alleviate pain in the back and neck of animals.

Meet The Chiropractor

Heather Wright has an undergraduate degree in Pre-veterinary Medicine/Animal Science and a doctorate in Chiropractic.

She has additional training in Animal Chiropractic and many years of experience both training and working with animals.

She has worked as a chiropractor on the Texas dog agility circuit and is an experienced horsewoman.