About Us

Meet Kim! BscPT, CCRT, Diploma Canine Rehabilitation


Kim Barrett is an Edmonton based physiotherapist, who is a lifelong  animal lover.  She  has her Diploma in Canine Rehab from the Animal Rehab Division of the  Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is also a Certified Canine  Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRT) after completing her studies at the  Canine Rehabilitation Institute in Florida. Kim also treats horses and has completed the Diploma of Equine Rehab. She graduated from Dalhousie University in  2007 with her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, having previously  graduated from Dalhousie with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in  Biology.

Kim opened Paws Animal Rehab & Fitness Inc. in 2018. She is a member of the Alberta Force Free Alliance and has  training on low stress animal handling. She has completed Dr. Sophia  Yin's low stress handling course, as well as completing her Pet First  Aid Certification. Kim treats a wide variety of conditions in animals  including cruciate repairs, disc disease and vestibular issues. She enjoys  working with elderly animals to improve their strength and mobility, and  overall quality of life. She also enjoys working with sporting dogs to  improve performance and overall conditioning.  Kim looks forward to working collaboratively with your veterinarian to provide your animal with the best care possible. 

When not treating animals, Kim is rescuing them.  She is a dedicated foster and volunteer for Zoe’s Animal Rescue Society. Be sure to ask about  her fosters in care and involvement in the Edmonton rescue community.  Kim also treats people - she can be found at Phoenix Physiotherapy in  Spruce Grove and occasionally at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.  Kim previously worked for 10 years at the Glenrose Hospital but left her  full time position to pursue animal rehabilitation.