Rehabilitation / Sports Medicine Specialist
SOUND Veterinary Rehabilitation Center
Dr. Nic Cabano is a small animal surgeon and rehabilitation specialist. Nic received his DVM from the University of California Davis, followed by two internships through the United States Army, and a small animal surgical residency with combined Masters Degree at Colorado State University.
Nic has served extensively with the United States Armed Forces and is considered a subject matter expert on working dog clinical operations. His commitment to the working dog has shaped his military and professional careers, with key appointments as the Chief of Surgery and Rehabilitation Services for the LTC Daniel E Holland Military Working Dog Hospital, as well as Attending Veterinarian for the Army Medical Department Center and School in San Antonio, TX. His dedication to working dog wellness led to his becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2013 and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2017.
Nic re-located to the Pacific Northwest in 2017 and joined SOUND Veterinary Rehabilitation Center in 2018. As a surgeon and rehab specialist, Nic is experienced in managing a variety of patients in the rehabilitation setting including orthopedic and neurologic conditions (surgical and non-surgical). His specific interests center on working dogs as elite athletes, to include: conditioning for injury prevention and enhanced mission capabilities, trauma and wound healing, and management of lumbosacral disease (surgical and non-surgical).
Nic serves as an author and instructor for the Penn Vet Working Dog Practitioner Program through the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters, and is an internationally recognized speaker in working dog clinical support to include: small animal surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation. Outside of medicine Nic is a lifelong student of leadership and human performance optimization.
Friday, October 18
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM