Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation for Pets

Dog on an underwater treadmill
Videos require Flash Player

Central Illinois Small Animal Rehabilitation Center

A division of the Pekin Veterinary Clinic

Our Mission: To enhance recovery, improve mobility, relieve pain, prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of our orthopedic and neurologic patients and promote the health, fitness and quality of life for our companion animal friends.

The benefits of physical rehabilitation are well demonstrated in human medicine. We are committed to bringing these same benefits to our companion animal patients when they experience debilitating diseases. We offer many specialized treatments including the following:

  • Orthopedic Conditions - cruciate repairs, patellar luxation repairs, hip dysplasia and hip repairs, and fracture repairs
  • Neurologic Injuries - disc disease, fibrocartilagenous emboli, degenerative myelopathy, and nerve paralysis
  • Muscle Contractions
  • Arthritis and Chronic Pain
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Tendinitis
  • Wellness - fitness programs, athletic conditioning, and maintenance programs
Dog on a water treadmill

We are a complimentary medical facility, communicating closely with your primary care veterinarian on your pet’s needs and progress. Our staff assesses your pet and customizes a treatment plan based on age, physical condition, type of injury, and your goals as an owner for your pet’s care. To accomplish our mutal treatment goals we use cutting edge technology and the most current innovations which may include:

  • Heated underwater treadmill system with hydrojets
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Cold and heat therapies
  • Pain control
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Low-level laser
  • Therapeutic equipment and exercise
  • Ambulation carts, assistive devices, and orthotics, including fitting and training
Dog on obstacle course

We develop customized at-home exercise programs to maximize progress. We design appropriate weight management and diet plans to complement treatments. Our highly skilled treatment team offers an integrative approach to animal rehabilitation.

In addition, our staff includes trained Licensed Veterinary Technicians selected for their compassion and dedication to the well-being of our patients.

Meet the team

Please ask your veterinarian to call us with an initial referral or you may call us directly and we will initiate the referral process with your veterinarian. It is our goal to initiate contact with you and your companion animal within 48 hours of contact. We welcome your interest and are glad to give you a tour of our facility. We will be pleased to answer any questions you might have about treatment of your pet.

Call us at: 309-346-1375

Download the Referral Form

Small Animal Rehabilitation Center
21 Olt Avenue
Pekin, IL 61544
Phone: 309-346-1375
Fax: 309-346-5398

Map & Directions

  • They got my dog in right away when I called. Everyone is courteous and seem to genuinely love animals. Took good care of my dog and kept me informed.

    —Bruce Green

  • Doctors and staff are always kind and extremely efficient. Our pet loves going there which says a lot for their care.

    —Lori Bennett

  • Very professional, wonderful treatment!! I would recommend this facility to anyone who loves their pets

    —Lora King

  • Everytime I come here for any treatment they ALWAYS treat us like family. They show a deep concern for the pet and the owner. I tell everybody I know to bring their pets here!!! Thanks!!

    —Dawn Wade

  • "Best place I've ever been to! Everyone was extremely nice and helpful, I couldn't have asked for better!"

    —Tiffany Larson

  • "I'm always very happy with my interactions with the staff and doctors at Pekin Veterinay Clinic. I feel as though my concerns are addressed, and that the staff really cares about me and about my furbabies."

    —Sylvia Shults

  • "You can tell the Vet loves the animals. She got on the floor and played with the puppy and put her at ease. I thought that was very sweet!!"

    —Sheri Jones

  • "Great service. My dog was in need of care due to her condition and I was able to take her over right away and they worker her in. This is the kind of care and reaction I need for my dogs, and I received it."

    —Jacque Hess

  • "I have referred them to all my friends and family. They are great. There willing to work with you and are also fantastic with my dogs."

    —Diane Canizzo

  • "Wonderful as always! The people are always so nice and friendly. I feel our pet gets quality health care here."

    —Maribeth Kilbride

  • "You’re all the kind of people that make the world a better place for critters of all kinds."

    —Pekin family members Jody, Ed, Alyssia, Jake, Sweet Pea, Pippy, Simba, Cuddles, and Kera.