About

Author of a dozen books, inventor of the first method patent for canine rehabilitation, founder of two businesses, faculty for an international canine rehabilitation training program and physical therapist for one of the premier veterinary teaching hospitals in the nation...

Books: co-authored The Healthy Way to Stretch Your Dog, A Physical Therapy Approach (Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, Washington); a book based on her patented stretching methodstraight plane stabilized stretching for animals. In 2009 the book won the Maxwell Award for Best Health and Care Book. She and her co-author went on to produce the DVD of The Healthy Way to Stretch Your Dog in 2010. Her next book, Canine Cross Training, Building Balance, Strength and Endurance in Your Dog, was released in 2013 and won the Eukaneuba Best Health Book in 2014. Over the next few years she released five self-published clinical rehabilitation manuals including The Complete Conditioning Program, Home Exercises, Home Exercise Programs, Treatment Protocols and the Canine Rehabilitation Treatment Library.  She is also a contributing author for the rehabilitation text books, the Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Wiley-Blackwell 2013) and the upcoming Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics (Wiley-Blackwell).

Canine Rehab Shop: dedicated to promoting the profession of canine rehabilitation by providing canine rehabilitation professionals with access to education, products and services that support their new or growing rehabilitation business.  

London Street Properties: providing rural busineses with commercial property management in Moffat County, Colorado.

Canine Rehab Institute: evidence based, experience driven, providing canine rehabilitation certification to veterinary and physical therapy professionals throughout the world. 

Colorado State University: rehabilitation Coordinator for the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Colorado State Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. In this capacity she works with a team of professionals including: Felix Duerr, Lead Faculty of the Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Department; Nic Lambrechts, Faculty of the Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Department; Martin Kauffman of Orthopets in Denver, Colorado; and industry partners including Canine Rehab Institute, Purina and Litecure to build one of the first university-level Canine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Departments in the world. The department teaches students, evaluates and treats patients, and designs research about sports medicine and rehabilitation.  

Sasha lives in Fort Collins, Colorado where she enjoys cross country skiing, fiction writing and spending time in the high mountain desert of Northwestern Colorado where her family has resided for five generations. 

She can be reached at sasha@artofcaninept.com. 

 

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