Partner ClinicsPacifica, CA

OrthoPets San Francisco - A Well Adjusted Pet

Dr. Ilana Strubel

OrthoPets San Francisco
A Well Adjusted Pet
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Ilana Strubel MS, DVM
Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapist
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

Dr. Ilana Strubel earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois and has been in small animal veterinary practice since 1995. She has always had a special interest in Integrative medicine – treating her patients' entire well being: body, mind and quality of life – especially tackling behavior problems, pain management and mobility concerns. She has completed the Donald G. Low – CVMA Practitioner Fellowship with the UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital's Behavior Service in 2005 and became a member of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior.

In 2011, Dr. Ilana completed training in Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy at the Healing Oasis Wellness Center focusing on both functional neurology and chiropractic adjustments.  She then became a member of the College of Animal Chiropractors.  She was also certified in Animal Acupressure through the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute in 2012.


In 2014, Dr. Strubel became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute with additional training in Sports Medicine and Conditioning, Geriatric Patient Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics. She then became a member of the Association of Animal Rehabilitation Veterinarians.

Dr. Ilana Strubel

Dr. Strubel is passionate about volunteering and supporting a number of important local community organizations. She currently serves on the board of Paw Fund, assisting with free vaccinations, spay/neuters and animal rescue and adoption for low-income pet owners in the East San Francisco Bay Area.  She is credited for being the founder of Veterinary Street Outreach Services where she volunteered as Project Coordinator for 12 years providing high-quality, free veterinary care to the pets of San Francisco's homeless community. She has also served on the boards of Pets Are Wonderful Support, San Francisco Aid for Animals and Rocket Dog Rescue. Out of love and adoration for disabled, senior pups, Dr. Ilana currently volunteers with the veterinary department of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, offering unique support to geriatric dogs with pain and mobility deficits.

For more information, please visit A Well Adjusted Pet's website.


1040 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica CA 94044