For home euthanasia enquiries, please contact Dr Linda Tabley on 0439 490 720

Holistic Vets Newcastle

Rehabilitation and Animal Biomechanical Medicine

Rehabilitation and Animal Biomechanical Medicine (ABM)

       with Dr Caroline Hoetzer

Dr Caroline has undertaken further studies in the areas of rehabilitation and Animal Biomechanical Medicine.  These areas of medicine focus on the treatment of musculoskeletal issues in animals. 

ABM can assist with issues such as



  • in the back, neck, front or back legs


  • Cruciate ligament injury (knee)
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow dysplasia, OCD
  • Shoulder strain/pain
  • Luxating patellas

Neurological issues

  • Disc disease such as IVDD
  • Wobblers
  • Degenerative myelopathy
  • Paralysis, paresis


  • Trigger points, muscle spasms
  • Muscle tears or injuries
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bruising, trauma



  • Poor posture
  • Feet, elbows, hocks, stifles turning in/out
  • Inward/outward swing in gait
  • Roached (arched) back, sway (kyphosis) back

And other issues such as

  • Lick granuloma
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Westie Lung Disease (pulmonary fibrosis)
  • And more

Dr Caroline uses techniques such as acupuncture, laser therapy, chiropractic and osteopathic techniques to support the restoration of balance and health to your animal's spine and body, to enhance their quality of life and mobility.

Contact Dr Caroline for an appointment - 0483 874 701