Chiropractic Care For Animals
Dr. Ted Cook has been treating dogs with chiropractic for 25 years. It started when a patient asked him if he could possibly help the family pet, a German shepherd who had lost use of his hind legs.
The family vet had used corticosteroids and pain medications with no improvement in the symptoms. After looking over the x-rays with the treating veterinarian, it was decided that Dr Cook would start treating with spinal manipulation.
After three treatments the beloved family pet was once again walking. The positive experience motivated Dr. Cook to seek out other Dr.s who he could learn from to be able to help other dogs with a variety of problems. Dr Cook studied under Dr. Kamen a chiropractor who specializes in treating animals and later Dr. Inman a veterinarian who specializes in using manipulation to treat animals.
Dr. Cook was a breeder and showed American Staffordshire terriers for several years. During his involvement with showing dogs he was inundated with people bringing their dogs to him, not for an injury, but to improve their performance and appearance.
Dr. Cook's love of animals has led him to treat a wide variety of animals from horses to dogs to cats and other exotics. Dogs remain his greatest interest.
If you would like more information on how Chiropractic might help your dog please call
to request a phone consult or set up an appointment at (888) 227-9515.
Fees: Phone consultation is free
- Initial exam $70 (includes orthopedic examination and review of xrays)
- Treatment $40
- In addition to manipulation, dietary recommendations may be made.
- House calls have an additional travel fee that starts at $50 and will vary depending on the distance traveled.
Please note: you must get a referral from your veterinarian before Dr. Cook, D.C. can treat your pet in accordance with Public Act 93-0281. (see amendment to Senate Bill 386)
We were recommended to Dr. Cook by a friend who had a good experience bringing her dog in for chiropractic care. Our 11yoa shih tzu had mostly lost use of his back legs and had declined rapidly.
We were on the verge of having to make a decision as to whether or not to put him down when we came to Dr. Cook as a last attempt to give our dog a better quality of life and a fighting chance. We saw results after the first treatment and a week later our dog is walking better than he has since we adopted him.
Dr. Cook has shown genuine concern for our situation and we are so grateful he helped to bring healing to our pet.