American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV)
is a national association of veterinarians and veterinary technicians
dedicated to improving the quality of life in animals through
physical medicine and rehabilitation.
PRACTICE: NOVEMBER 2016
Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware (VSCD)
The Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware is a state-of-the-art referral hospital offering advanced and
urgent care to companion animals. The main hospital receives specialty and emergency patients and is
located just off of US I-95 in New Castle, DE, with a satellite location in Dover, DE which sees only
specialty appointments. Both buildings sit just off major highways and are easily accessible to Delaware,
Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey clients and patients. VSCD specialists are trained in cardiology,
16-slice CT imaging, critical care, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, anesthesia, acupuncture,
rehabilitation, radiology/ultrasound and surgery. The practice's 24/7 emergency staff veterinarians are highly skilled to
treat and manage all emergencies from trauma to chronic ailments.
Above: The VSCD Rehab Team. Back row, left to right: Kristin Jankowski, VMD, CCRP; Laurie Washington, PT, DPT, CCRP; David Mazzoni, Hydrotherapist; Rachael Mant, Assistant; Front row, left to right: Natalie Campbell, VMD, CCRP; Jen Brown, Assistant.
UPDATED MARCH 2016
AARV Summary of Pet Insurance Coverage for Rehabilitation
AARV has just released a newly updated
version of its summary of pet insurance
coverage for rehabilitation services, current as of March 2016.
The Pet Insurance Summary is available as a 2-page printable PDF – please be sure to see both pages for complete information.
Members: Download Our Updated Free Brochure for
Your Clients and Colleagues
AARV's updated brochure "Why
Should You Choose a Rehabilitation Veterinarian?" is
now available as a free download for members.
The brochure is a high-resolution PDF that may be printed
and distributed to clients and colleagues to help explain
the benefits of working with a rehabilitation veterinarian.
The brochure also may be customized with your practice's
contact information on the back panel.
To download the PDF, go to the
Resources page in the Members Area (log-in required).
AARV Memorial Cards
AARV has updated its printed memorial
cards with original new artwork by artist Carol Lavelle
of Hawaii. The new artwork, which was created for AARV,
features pawprints, hoofprints and footprints from a
variety of animals arranged in a heart.
cards may be sent to clients of your practice as an expression
of sympathy from your staff. The card indicates that
you have made a donation to AARV as a way of honoring
the life of their companion animal.
Visit the Products
order cards online with a credit card or check.
an AARV Member
We invite veterinarians, technicians, allied
health professionals, and students to learn more about
AARV and the benefits of membership. As a registered
non-profit organization, AARV promotes education and
research in the field of veterinary rehabilitation.
Members attend continuing education programs offered
by AARV in conjunction with national veterinary meetings.
AARV offers members knowledge,
publicity, a way to speak out about issues, great continuing
education opportunities and discounts from AARV partner
Additional member from a practice
at which another veterinarian is already a
current AARV member: $65
Veterinary intern or resident:
Veterinary technician: $40
Allied health professional: $40
Student in veterinary, technician
or physical therapy program: Free
We have updated our fees for multi-year memberships. We are now offering a larger discount for members joining or renewing for 3 years. Join or renew for 3 years and pay only for 2 years! Fees for 1-year memberships remain the same.