Dr. Janet Van Dyke is a 1981 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her internship and surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1984. Practicing orthopedics and sports medicine, Dr. Van Dyke saw many canine patients that could benefit from rehabilitation therapy. In 2002, she founded Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. to train and certify veterinarians, physical therapists, and veterinary technicians in canine rehabilitation. Dr. Van Dyke lectures nationally and internationally and consults regularly with state veterinary and physical therapy boards on legislature issues related to veterinary rehabilitation. A long-time board member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society (VOS), Dr. Van Dyke is currently serving as president. She has been the chair of the Residency and Credentials Committee and served on the Public Relations committee for the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is past president of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV). Dr. Van Dyke was named an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She is co-editor of the textbook, Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2018).
Janet van Dyke
Founder of the Canine Rehabilitation Institute