Dr. Patrice Mich graduated from Colorado State University; began her career in general practice at Care Animal Hospital in Arvada from 1991 until 2005; and became board-certified in canine and feline medicine during that time. She completed a residency at Colorado State University and became board-certified in anesthesia and analgesia in 2009. Following her residency, she spent two additional years at CSU as a fellow in integrative pain management. From 2010 to 2015 she practiced in the Denver area. In 2014 she became board-certified in veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Mich joined Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in the fall of 2015.
Dr. Mich’s practice focuses on mobility and quality of life issues for injured and disabled animals. Her patients include canine professional and “weekend warrior/backyard” athletes, seniors and geriatrics, and animals with congenital and developmental limb deformities. With extensive knowledge of sports physiology, biomechanics, pain science, and myofascial (muscle), tendon, and ligament pathology, she utilizes integrative pain management, rehabilitation, biomodulation, manual therapy, and veterinary orthotics and prosthetic devices to treat mobility issues. Her clinical focus is the Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital center for veterinary sports medicine, rehabilitation, and integrative pain management.