Franklin Animal Clinic
24 Hour Care Hospital

Phone: (317) 736-9246

Franklin Animal Clinic At Greenwood Park
Advanced Wellness Center

Phone: (317) 885-8387

Alternative Treatment Options

dvm2-28Stem Cell Therapy: At our Franklin location we are able to collect Stem Cells from dogs and cats and process them to inject back into the patient. Stem Cell's are the body's own "repair" cells. They can be extremely effective for patients with chronic and acute issues, such as arthritis, hip dysplasia, joint cartilage damage, ligament damage, and damaged tendons. The process involves a surgical collection of the stem cells from the falciform fat that is formed near the belly button during gestation. They are then processed in our clinic for same day administration.

For more information, please see our Stem Cell equipment and kit provider, MediVet Biologics at and contact us to schedule a consultation.

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Treatment: At our Franklin location only. This process involves the collection of a blood sample from the pet that we then process into a concentrated plasma of platelets and growth factors. This process and treatment are all done in the same day. PRP helps alleviate pain and decrease inflammation. It is great to help manage Osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease, manage wounds, and help with soft tissue surgeries. It is available to use adjunct with soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries (such as TTA's and Lateral Retinacular Sutures).

Therapeutic Laser Treatments: This treatment stimulates cells and tissues to be healthy, reduces inflammation, and stimulates the healing process. It is a great treatment option for managing pain, treating wounds, post operative healing, otitis, lick granulomas, anal glands, and other ailments.

Acupuncture: Acupuncture is a great option to help manage musculoskeletal problems, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and other chronic conditions. Currently, Dr. Mills provides acupuncture for musculoskeletal patients at our Franklin location.

Chiropractics: Animal chiropractics is a therapy that utilizes hand manipulations to stimulate certain aspects of the neurologic system to modulate pain and keep the body working as optimally as possible. So who can benefit from chiropractics? Everyone! Chiropractics is helpful for athletes to help keep their body pain free and at peak performance. Chiropractics are also useful in animals with conditions that cause chronic pain, such as neck or back pain, osteoarthritis, or previous musculoskeletal injuries.

K9-ACV (Canine Autologous Cancer Vaccine): MediVet Biologics has provided us with the resources to provide this service for canine patients with cancer that meet the criteria. It is an experimental cancer vaccine created from the dog's mass or cancerous lesion/s. For more information, please visit: If you feel that your pet is a candidate for this treatment, please contact us to schedule a

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