Atlas Rehabilitation for Canines

Atlas Rehabilitation for Canines is Santa Barbara's only free standing, full service animal rehabilitation facility led by certified professionals. In June of 2017, Karen Atlas, MPT, PT, CCRT, teamed up with Dr. Bill Otto, DVM, to open ARC and offer physical rehabilitation services to pets. ARC is fully equipped with the latest underwater treadmill, cold laser therapy (class 3b), therapeutic ultrasound, Alpha-Stimulation (CES and MET), pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF), electrical stimulation (NMES and TENS), as well as innovative land based exercise equipment.

Brace and Cart Fittings


Choosing the right brace or cart for your disabled pet can be very overwhelming. There are many options and getting the right measurements and a proper fit is essential. Here at ARC, our therapist will assess your pet to determine the right brace or cart to fit your pets needs. We will then do all of the measurements, ordering, and fittings so that you know you are getting a quality product designed to optimize your pet's function. We work with numerous companies to obtain either a pre-fabricated or custom product.  If you believe that your pet could benefit from a brace or cart, please contact your veterinarian for a referral or contact us for more information.



Jellie Beanz was suffering from carpal (wrist) hyperextension. Her loving mom brought little Jellie Beanz to ARC to get fitted with custom carpal wraps to prevent this issue from getting worse. Now, Jellie Beanz is ready to show off her model strut!