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Breeanna is our latest stem cell recipient.  She is a five year old mixed breed dog who is owned by one of our technicians.  On September 17th, 2010, she was treated for bilateral hip dysplasia.  This included injections in both of her hips and an IV injection. Prior to treatment her biggest… Read more


Olathe Animal Hospital performs 1st Stem Cell procedure on a dog in Kansas

August 1, 2010 by  
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Olathe Animal Hospital has made history! Thanks to our dedicated and compassionate veterinary team, the first stem cell procedure on a dog in the state of Kansas was performed at our hospital on Dec. 23, 2009. Our patient, Dr. Burcham’s own dog (Monty), is the lucky dog who is the first in… Read more



Apollo is our fifth stem cell recipient.  He is a two year old Saint Bernard with hip dysplasia.  He was treated with injections into each of his hips and an IV injection (July 2010).  Apollo came in for his first recheck exam recently and is doing very well.  According to his owner, he seems… Read more



Our patient, Dr. Burcham’s own dog (Monty), is the lucky dog who is the first in Kansas and greater Kansas City to undergo stem cell therapy. Monty, a geriatric shepherd mix adopted from Animal Haven in 2003, received an injection of stem cells that were processed from his own fat tissue,… Read more



Frank is our second case that we treated with stem cells.  Frank is a 3 year old pug who has severe hip dysplasia.  He already has arthritis in his hips and is showing signs related to pain.  His owner wanted to be very proactive about his hips and chose to treat him at an early age.  Here are… Read more



Louie is a 13 year old Australian Shepherd mix.  We first got the chance to meet Louie and his person in early March.  At the time, Louie had a significant limp on his left rear leg.  He has moderate to severe arthritis in his left knee and both hips.  He also has mild arthritis in his right… Read more



Maddy was our fourth recipient of stem cell therapy.  Maddy, a black lab, was 11 years old at the time of her treatment (April 2010).  She suffers from severe arthritis in her left knee, left hip, and right elbow.  We experienced some setbacks with her treatment, including FedEx mis-routing the… Read more


Pain Management Options at OAH

December 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Pain Management

PAIN PAIN GO AWAY!!! Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of pain in older pets.  Most pets do not show outright signs of pain; rather, their pain is more subtle.  If your pet is slow to rise or cannot go up and down stairs as easily as he used to then he is likely in pain.  If he is… Read more