Wizard of Paws with Deborah Gross Torraca
Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation for Animals is a team of professionals dedicated to the rehabilitation, conditioning, and wellness of their canine and other animal friends. Their goal is to allow you to give your animal the best quality of life for the longest time possible. Wizard of Paws was founded by Debbie Gross Torraca in 1996 and has gone through many changes over the years. The Wizard of Paws clinic offers a variety of services for dogs related to physical rehabilitation, conditioning, wellness, and well-being for most animals. Their staff all owns dogs and other animals, inclusive of dogs, a horse, a rabbit, cats, chameleons, fish, and who knows what else they will add! The experience they offer is second to none. Their facilities were specifically designed to meet the demands of all canine rehabilitation clients. Attention to detail has been key, and the facility offers state-of-the-art equipment. They also offer services outside of the office to other animals, inclusive of large animals and animals that cannot travel.
About Angela Ardolino
Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert who has been caring for animals for over 20 years and operates a rescue farm, Fire Flake Farm, in Florida. She is also the owner of Beautify the Beast, a natural pet salon and shop. After getting her certificate in Medical Cannabis Biology and Therapeutic use from the University of Vermont School of Medicine, she founded CBD Dog Health to provide high quality, all-natural medical cannabis products designed specifically for pets. Angela has seven dogs, Odie a 12-year-old mini-schnauzer, Nina an 8-year-old Doberman. Jolene a 7-year-old mutt, Maza a 7-year-old mutt, Rhemi an 8-year-old poodle, Potato a 15-year-old shih-tzu, and Miss Daisie a 15-year-old black lab, plus 4-10 more at any time she is fostering or boarding. She uses Full Spectrum Hemp Extract on all her pets at her rescue farm every day, and has since 2016. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, the Veterinary Cannabis Association and has trained hundreds medical doctors and veterinarians about the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals. Visit www.angelaardolino.com for more information.
About Deborah Gross Torraca
Deborah Gross Torraca DPT, MSPT, Diplomat ABPTS, CCRP has been involved in the field of animal physical rehabilitation for over 17 years and currently owns a small animal rehabilitation practice in Connecticut called Wizard of Paws Physical Rehabilitation for Animals, LLC. She received her BS from Boston University, a Masters’s degree from Quinnipiac College, and her doctorate from the University of Tennessee. She has advanced certifications in her field. Dr. Torraca has lectured throughout the world on the topic of small animal rehabilitation for the past 12 years, and is one of the founders of the certificate program in canine rehabilitation from the University of Tennessee. She has published widely on both the professional level and to dog enthusiasts of many venues. Laser therapy has been an interest and passion of hers for over 10 years and she is very active in the development of treatment programs and education on laser therapy.