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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 [...]

Veterinarians Have New Guidelines For Reducing Opioid Use in Animals with Pain

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

You have probably heard that the United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. But did you know that it’s not just a problem for humans – and that animals suffering from pain are also frequently given these addictive drugs? The IVAPM, in tandem with the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, [...]

Alpha-Stim® Technology Compared to TENS units, PEMF, and Lasers for Veterinary Medicine

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Renowned veterinarian Dr. Ava Frick was recently asked by another veterinarian about the difference between Alpha-Stim and other technologies in the treatment of animals. Her response below explains the functioning and the indications of several different modalities. Therapeutic devices work via a combination of: Waveform (e.g., biphasic, sinusoidal or other), Amplitude (microamperes or milliamperes), Frequency (Hz). This [...]

Inspiring New Book Features Alpha-Stim® as Key to a Dog’s Recovery

By | August 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nobody Told Me My Legs Don’t Work: Journey of a Down Dog is the remarkable true story about a golden retriever named Keegan and her two devoted humans, Travis and Renea Yates. After suffering a spinal stroke, Keegan was left paralyzed from the shoulders down – but Travis and Renea refused to give up hope that [...]

Electroceuticals: The Wave of the Future Is Now

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by Ava Frick, DVM, CVC, FAIS, for American Veterinarian Increasingly, treatment for a host of conditions and ailments is based on electroceuticals rather than pharmaceuticals. Instead of prescriptions for chemical molecules, some doctors are prescribing specific frequencies, waveforms, and amplitudes for their patients. This is not science fiction—it's happening right now. It’s not really a [...]

Alpha-Stim® is the Future of Veterinary Medicine

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/6BbJdKStdiI Ava Frick, DVM, CVC, FAIS is the chief of staff at the Pet Rehab & Pain Clinic in Eureka, Missouri. In the video above, she discusses the role of electroceuticals in treating pain, depression, anxiety, and insomnia in animals. Electroceuticals, Dr. Frick explains, “are prescription medical devices in the United States that are used [...]