Interview with Dr. Robert J. Harman, D.V.M., M.P.V.M. – CEO and founder of Vet-Stem, Regenerative Veterinary Medicine

DawgBusiness was awarded an interview with Vet-Stem’s CEO and founder, Dr. Robert J. Harman, D.V.M., M.P.V.M.! My dogs and I are big advocates of stem cell regenerative therapy, and I am very excited about helping to get the word out there. Stem cell regenerative therapy is already helping dogs and horses with arthritis, tendon and ligament injuries, and we have…

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Preventing ACL/CCL Injuries In Dogs

Prevention is always the best treatment for any injury or disease. Recovery from an ACL injury will take anywhere from four to six months out of your dog’s active life and an unstable joint will contribute to the development of arthritis. Is there anything you can do to prevent ACL injury in your dog? There is no sure-fire recipe but…

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Newest Surgery For Ruptured ACL/CCL In Dogs

There is a new type of surgery out there to repair ACL injuries in dogs. It is called Triple Tibial Osteotomy (TTO). The first time I came across this information was on a New Zealand Rottweiler forum. It caught my attention, so I did some further research. This newest approach to repair a stifle with a ruptured ACL originates in…

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Acupuncture Is Not Voodoo

While our modern world is gingerly re-discovering this traditional Chinese therapeutic technique, it’s origins might date as far as the Stone Age. Even though throughout modern history acupuncture had many opponents, it held its own and it seems to be slowly gaining ground. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a technique that uses small needles to stimulate special points on your…

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ACL/CCL Injuries in Dogs: Non-Surgical Alternatives?

Did your dog suffer an ACL injury? If you are anything like I was, you are searching high and low for a non-surgical solution. Your options will depend on the severity of the injury. There is a chance that partial tears can respond to non-surgical treatment. Once the ligament is fully torn, I believe that surgery is the only effective…

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