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Senior Dog, Once Paralyzed, Rebuilds His Muscle Function with the Help of Alpha-Stim

By | March 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Aging can be a tough process for humans and animals alike. If you have a senior pet in your family, it can be heartbreaking to see their physical abilities deteriorate over time. You’d do anything to make sure your furry family member isn’t suffering. Pain is often thought to be a natural part of the aging [...]

Heroic Goat Gets Better with the Help of Alpha-Stim

By | February 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The bond between humans and the animals they care for is like no other. We often think of ourselves as the caretakers or the “parents” of our pets - we watch out for their safety and wellbeing, and we want the very best lives for them. But sometimes, the roles can be reversed - sometimes, our [...]

Feline Compulsive Disorder: How to Know When Your Cat’s Habits Are Driven by Anxiety and Stress, and What to do to Help

By | February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cats: They’re just like us. Cats experience anxiety and stress just as acutely as humans can, although the ways they exhibit their distress can be subtle or downright confusing. You may have noticed certain behaviors in your cat without even realizing that they are signs of anxiety or stress. If you have observed your cat engaging [...]

Does a Trip to the Vet Strike Fear in Your Pet? Alpha-Stim Quells Anxiety, So You Can Get the Most out of Your Appointment

By | February 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Trips to the vet can be scary for your pets, since they don't understand what's happening Just as humans might get nervous about visiting the doctor, animals can become distressed when they discover they are being taken to the vet. In fact, veterinarian anxiety is one of the most common anxieties experienced by dogs. [...]

Integrative Pain Management for Pets: Treating the Whole Animal, Body and Brain

By | January 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When your pet is in pain, you want nothing more than to make him or her feel better as quickly as possible. It can be difficult to see our furry friends in pain - they become lethargic, apathetic, and can lose their zest for life. But you may be hesitant to resort to pain medications, which [...]

Prepare Your Dog for a Stressful Season of Thunder and Fireworks

By | June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Phobias are Common in Dogs; Alpha-Stim Can Help If you are a dog owner, you probably aren’t surprised that the two most common phobias in dogs are thunderstorms and fireworks. It makes sense that these loud noises would be upsetting because: our pets don’t understand where the deafening bangs are coming from, they don’t know how [...]

Dr. Ava Frick Hosts Webinar on the Opioid Crisis in Veterinary Medicine

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The opioid crisis that is running rampant in the United States has had a widespread impact on medical professionals and their patients – and not just human patients. Veterinary medicine has also been affected, and practitioners have had to adjust to the changes that have resulted from the public health crisis. Dr. Ava Frick, host [...]

Prevalence of Suicides Among Veterinarians is on the Rise

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The pressures of the medical profession are daunting, and they are not limited to practitioners of human medicine. New statistics reveal an alarming rate of suicides among veterinarians: the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association recently revealed that veterinarians are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than the average person. Being [...]

What are the Side Effects to Veterinary Medications for Anxiety, Depression & Pain?

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you have pets in your family, you probably already know that they’re a lot like we are in some ways. Just like humans, animals can experience happiness, excitement, and joy – and just like humans, they can also suffer from anxiety, depression, and pain. And because of that, they’re often prescribed medications to help treat [...]

Fetch in 50: A Dog and His Human Travel Across the Country Together

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://vimeo.com/291592853 In this short, heartwarming video, a dog named Gus and his human T.J. Olwig take a road trip across the country in an attempt to play fetch in all 50 states. Narrated from the point of view of Gus, the film is sure to resonate with and bring a smile to animal lovers and adventure-seekers [...]