The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC) and Vet-Stem, Inc. Announce an Exclusive Partnership to Offer Regenerative Veterinary Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy to Over 300 Member Veterinary Hospitals
The world’s leading Regenerative Veterinary Medicine company out of San Diego California, Vet-Stem, Inc., has entered into an exclusive partnership with The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC) that will allow over 300 member hospitals to immediately start offering Vet-Stem’s stem cell therapy and other Regenerative Veterinary Medicine services. Vet-Stem’s services have been used to treat over 10,000 animals in the last 10 years ranging from horses and dogs, to exotic cats and dolphins. Veterinarians using Vet-Stem cell therapy treat and conduct studies on traumatic and degenerative diseases, including bowed tendons, ligament injuries, osteoarthritis, and osteochondral defects.
“We are incredibly excited and appreciative to have become a long term exclusive provider to one of the country’s premier veterinary cooperatives. TVC is an excellent organization with tremendous leadership and members. Together we will help implement, train and grow the regenerative medicine business in each of the Hospitals associated with TVC. We very much admire the vision of TVC and all of its members in engaging in the future of regenerative medicine as true advanced medicine,” Robert Harman, DVM, CEO of Vet-Stem, Inc.
“After carefully reviewing all regenerative medicine possibilities over the last year we have proudly chosen to incorporate Vet-Stem, Inc. and their regenerative services as our exclusive partner to carry us through the coming years. We believe regenerative medicine is a large part of the future of veterinary medicine. We chose Vet-Stem because they have 10 years in business, 11 peer reviewed papers and have done over 10,000 procedures to date. We feel the quality they can offer is simply unmatched, as well as the fact there is no upfront cost associated with using their industry leading services. We also had a chance to work hand-in-hand with their field services veterinarian who offers excellent in-clinic training, marketing ideas and customer service. We are very excited to now offer Vet-Stem’s services through all of our TVC member hospitals,” Rich Morris, CEO of TVC.
Based in Evanston, Illinois, The Veterinary Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative serving independent veterinarians and animal hospitals nationwide. TVC is managed by professional cooperative personnel and guided by a board of directors elected by and comprised of member/owners. All profits will be returned to TVC member veterinarians in the form of rebate distributions.
About Vet-Stem, Inc.
Vet-Stem, Inc. was formed in 2002 to bring regenerative medicine to the veterinary profession. The privately held company is working to develop therapies in veterinary medicine that apply regenerative technologies while utilizing the natural healing properties inherent in all animals. As the first company in the United States to provide an adipose-derived stem cell service to veterinarians for their patients, Vet-Stem, Inc. pioneered the use of regenerative stem cells in veterinary medicine. The company holds exclusive licenses to over 50 patents including world-wide veterinary rights for use of adipose derived stem cells. In the last decade over 10,000 animals have been treated using Vet-Stem, Inc.’s services, and Vet-Stem is actively investigating stem cell therapy for immune-mediated and inflammatory disease, as well as organ disease and failure. For more on Vet-Stem, Inc. and Veterinary Regenerative Medicine visit www.vet-stem.com or call 858-748-2004.