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.

Home Exercise Program


You are an essential component to your pet’s rehabilitation! When working on strengthening, decreasing pain, and improving mobility, there are many things that our therapist can teach you to do yourself at home. These home exercises include various stretches and functional exercises to work on your pet’s specific issues. We also have equipment that you can purchase to continue your pet’s exercises at home such as: balance equipment and peanut balls, portable neuromuscular electrical stimulation units, various harness, and more!