Dr. Ridley received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Cornell Universityin 2001. She is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute,certified in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute, and certified as a Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapist through The Healing Oasis (Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy is often referred to as Veterinary or Animal Chiropractic) and a member of the AVMA. Dr. Ridley has a special interest in geriatric medicine, hospice care and the treatment of chronic medical conditions. She lives in Chicago with her two cats, Lourdes and Lorenzo. In her free time, she enjoys travel, swimming, scuba diving and eating!
Dr. Arlene O. Rodriguez is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist with approximately 25 years of veterinarian experience in general practice. She is currently pursuing training in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine. She was born and raised in Illinois and received her bachelor degree from Loyola University and received her doctorate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Through her experiences in daily practice Dr. Rodriguez realized that there was a great need for Rehabilitation Therapy to enable her to improve the quality of life for her patients. This was the driving force for her to obtain her CCRT training at The Canine Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Arlene Rodriguez is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago VMA, Illinois State VMA and American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians. When not doing rehabilitation and working at her general practice she spends time with her husband, two teenage children and her two dogs Cookie and Rascal. Her interests include tennis, golf and reading.