Physical Therapist Assistant or Certified Veterinary Technician - Canine Rehabilitation

Alpha Animal Rehabilitation and Fitness is looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant or Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team and assist in canine rehabilitation.

We are a small, social, customer-centric business with the goal of getting canines back to their fun, energetic selves and improving their quality of life. If you are a dog lover, then this job is for you!

Position Summary

The Future, Trained Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner assesses the need for, develops, and delivers physical rehabilitation programs to facilitate the canine's needs. You will implement individualized therapy programs designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. You will also instruct, educate and train patients and caregivers in those skills and functions essential for promoting independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology.


  • Deliver rehab services; adhere to established plans of care, schedules, and document services
  • Adapt programs and plans of care to individual canine's needs
  • Promote a safe environment
  • Provide excellent patient service in a caring atmosphere
  • Screen, examine and evaluate patients, interpret findings to establish diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Develop appropriate treatment goals and methods with patients and caregivers
  • Provide therapeutic techniques including exercise, functional training, manual therapy, modalities, etc.
  • Design, fabricate, fit adaptive devices and train in their use
  • Instruct patients in techniques for participation in mobility activities
  • Perform routine reexaminations and modify/progress treatment plans

Benefits: Continuing education, Paid time off, tuition reimbursement.

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The CVT/PTA will be responsible for:

  • Assisting therapists during rehab sessions, performing exercises
  • Documenting patients’ progress and schedules
  • Eventually becoming a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner 


  •  Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant or Certified Vet Tech
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $20 - $30/hour