Advanced Care Veterinary Services can increase your pet’s quality of life through our cutting- edge veterinary services. Advanced Care Veterinary Services was started in 2005 by Dr. Stramel as a mobile business. The brick and mortar building was opened in 2013.

We are the only facility dedicated to advanced, multi-modal treatments of painful conditions in small and large animals in the North Texas area. Our services include surgery, amputations, regenerative medicine, FDA drug trials, physical therapy, acupuncture, and more.

Meet Dr. Stramel

Douglas Stramel received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1991. In 1994, he was accepted as an intern at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center (DVSC), where he gained extensive knowledge in advanced surgical techniques. He is the first and only Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

He is currently the President-Elect for the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) which is dedicated to publishing pain management guidelines in the field of veterinary medicine. Dr. Stramel is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is a sought after national and international speaker in the field of pain management and rehabilitation. He also contracts through animal health corporations to provide continuing education presentations and wet labs to local practitioners to advance the field of veterinary medicine.He enjoys participating in FDA clinical research trials to bring cutting edge therapies to the field of veterinary medicine.

Angela Stramel, RVT, PT, CMTPT

Angela Stramel received her Bachelors degree in veterinary technology from North Dakota State University in 2000. She became a registered veterinary technician (RVT) in Texas in 2002. She received her Masters of Physical Therapy from Texas Womans University in 2006. She received her certification as a certified manual trigger point therapist in 2013. She has worked in large animal and small animal medicine, surgery, pain management and rehab in North Texas for almost 20 years. She also continues to work in human medicine as a physical therapist in post-op orthopedics. She enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family and her horses.