Tammy Wolfe, owner and operator of The K9 Body Shop, PC is a native of Indiana and graduated from Indiana University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She has 24 years of experience in the human physical therapy profession, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. In 1999, Tammy completed a 4 year certification and became a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®. This training in Functional Integration® manual techniques has laid an important foundation in building upon her effective canine treatment skills. From 1999 until 2003, Tammy owned a private physical therapy clinic in Northglenn, Colorado. She began working with canines at Huron Animal Hospital in 2002. In February of 2003, she joined the rehabilitation team at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital. She was certified in canine rehabilitation by the University of Tennessee in their second graduating class in December 2003. Tammy is currently completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy(DPT) from Arcadia University and moved to her present office in December 2011.
Tammy’s extensive experience and continuing education has allowed her to draw on her knowledge of human physical therapy concepts and become one of the trailblazers in the field of animal physical therapy. Tammy consistently conducts research and case studies to promote a scientifically based practice and to continue to be on the cutting edge of animal physical therapy techniques. Because of her experience and reputation, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Veterinarians worldwide come to intern with her. She teaches in the Canine Rehabilitation course offered by the Colorado University Physical Therapy Department, and takes physical therapy student interns from several physical therapy programs. She is an active member of the North American Feldenkrais® Guild, the Animal Special Interest group and Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Tammy is also the exclusive physical therapist of the Denver Zoo.
When Tammy’s not rehabilitating dogs at The K9 Body Shop, she enjoys hikes with her K9 kids – Lucky, Daisy and Chip.