1625 Sherbrooke Street Unit 3
Peterborough, ON K9K 0E6
Phone: 705-745-5550
Fax: 705-745-5502

  • Keeping your pet healthy is important to us.

Alternative Medicine

In addition to offering traditional medicine, such as diagnostics, surgery and preventative care, Sherbrooke Heights can also provide your pet with the many benefits that alternative medicine provides, through acupuncture, laser therapy and chiropractic. Alternative medicine is a combination of several modalities: it does not replace traditional veterinary medicine but provides an integrated approach to animal care; very useful in detecting and treating gait abnormalities, poor movement and postural imbalance; alleviating back, neck, tail and extremity pain, improving overall mobility and quality of life; restoring normal joint, muscle and nerve function; improving biomechanics thus overall health; slows the progressions of many degenerative conditions.

Listed below are the common conditions that your pet can benefit from chiropractic, laser therapy and acupuncture:


  • Arthritis
  • Secondary effects from hip or elbow dysplasia
  • Degenerative Disc/Joint Disease
  • Injuries related to dog sport, training, falls or rough play
  • Seizures
  • Leaking urine
  • Post-surgical care (i.e. cruciate surgery) to manage compensatory effects
  • Patella luxation
  • Wobbler’s Syndrome

Laser Therapy

  • Soft tissue inflammation
  • Muscle soreness
  • Joint inflammation


  • Above conditions +
  • Aging behavior changes – sleep disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Degenerative Neuropathy
  • Appetite, especially in older cats
  • Swimmer’s Tail

The staff was very polite and efficient. The vet was extremely knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything to me. I am very happy that I switched to this vet for the care of my dog.


I love the cat waiting room and cat only exam room. It is hard enough for cats visiting the clinic but having to encounter dogs, no matter how friendly, only adds to their anxiety. Your approach takes away the stress and I appreciate it.