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Florence Bliss, LVT, CCRP

Assistant Professor of Practice
  • Chief, Small Animal Physical Rehabilitation
Headshot of Flori Bliss.
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, 2011
Canine Rehab Certificate Program
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Associates Degree, Veterinary Technology, 2004
St. Petersburg Junior College
St. Petersburg, FL

BS, Wildlife Management, 2000
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician- 2004
  • Innovative solutions/treatment options for pain management in canines and felines
  • Efficacy of therapeutic modalities (PEMFt, ESWT, Laser therapy)
  • Collaboration on projects utilizing measureable outcomes common in Rehabilitation (Stance Analysis and Gait Analysis)
  • Preventative Medicine - weight management, nutrition
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Braces, Orthotics, Prosthetics
  • 2004-present: Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT)
  • 2004-present: National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
  • 2019 -present: International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM)
  • 2015- present: American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV)