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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 [...]

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, [...]

Video: Dr. Ava Frick Demonstrates Alpha-Stim Smart Probe Pain Protocol

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Ava Frick, Veterinary Medical Director of Electromedical Products, International, Inc., home of Alpha-Stim® technology, reviews pain treatment protocol for animals using the Smart Probes. She says that the protocol designed for applying Alpha-Stim microcurrent electrical therapy (MET) is just as important as the device's patented waveform. It's a five-step protocol that is the [...]

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 [...]

How Are Electroceuticals Used to Treat Pain?

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, Videos|Tags: , , , , , |

Ava Frick, DVM, CVC, FAIS, chief of staff at Pet Rehab & Pain Clinic in Eureka, Missouri, explains how electroceuticals are used to treat pain and instances where it is most effective.  Video by American Veterinarian Electroceuticals, and microcurrent therapy, is also approved for use as a pain device. Some specific cases would be chronic [...]