Paintrace Innovation


The Remarkable Journey of Miso: How PainTrace Provided Hope for a Staffordshire Cross

August 23, 2023

“If we had not had the PainTrace to confirm that there was sensory nerve activity in the hind limbs, we very likely would not have Miso with us today.” – Dr. Christina Rock In the world of veterinary medicine, breakthroughs continue to emerge that change the lives of our beloved…

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Assessing Pain in Pets

April 6, 2023

Assessing pain in pets is challenging. Animals cannot communicate their discomfort and sometimes, they even want to hide their pain from us. This has led to an increased concern for accurate pain assessment. Recently, there has been a push to develop new tools to help veterinarians reduce the subjectivity in…

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Dental Month

March 8, 2023

What is subgingival hair?    Um, You’ve got a little something in your teeth…  Have you ever heard of hairy teeth? Actually, the medical term for this gross but satisfying-to-treat condition in dogs is called subgingival hair. Yep, some dogs suffer from impacted hair in the gingival sulcus, or the space…

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Boca Vet Uses PainTrace

January 16, 2023

“We see many pet parents in our practice that live in a “yellow light” zone. This means they are not immediately saying no (red light) when it comes to diagnostics and treatment but they are also not easily saying yes (green light) either. PainTrace is an amazing “bridge” to providing…

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Why We Do What We Do – Quality of Life.

January 5, 2023

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holidays.  Not for the parties and the glitzy decorations and revelry.  Not for the resolutions and promises to improve. New Year’s Eve is a personal favorite as a time to reflect on our purpose, our work, and how we may impact the…

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Our Pets Can Feel Pain, Too

December 17, 2020

PainTrace® is all about partnership.  Working together, communicating, and sharing information generates success.  We are pleased to share the linked Q&A which highlights two amazing partners dedicated to pain management and limiting fear and anxiety which can exasperate pain. The International Veterinary Association for Pain Management (IVAPM) is a fantastic…

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BioTraceIT commercializes monitor to visualize animal pain signals

November 26, 2020

Article by Joseph Harvey Editor of IHS Markit Animal Health (formerly Animal Pharm) Canada’s BioTraceIT has introduced a tool that enables veterinarians and researchers to objectively visualize animal pain in real time. The company has launched its PainTrace wearable device in the US and Canada, with a field-based sales…

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It’s official! PainTrace® is available. Pain is quantifiable with a wearable medical device.

October 16, 2020

Whether it is our dog, cat, or horse we often find ourselves asking…  Where does it hurt?  How much pain is there?  In humans we found that we have the same questions.  One example, a loved one unable to express their pain due to dementia may often endure chronic pain without…

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