Joint replacement has helped larger working dogs return to hunting, aiding the blind and assisting in search-and-rescue missions and other police activities, not to mention relieving the pain of beloved pets. Although hip-replacement surgery for bigger dogs has been performed since the mid-1970s, micro-hip replacement for cats and dogs weighing 6 to 30 pounds began … Continue reading Joint Replacements Keep Dogs in the Running
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Cynthia Duggan was so surprised to learn her Australian shepherd puppy, Molly, needed dental braces that she hesitated to give her veterinarian the OK. But after mulling over the $1,000 orthodontic procedure with her husband, the couple finally decided it would be money well spent.
Pet owners across the country are forking over thousands — and even tens of thousands — of dollars to treat illnesses that would have gone undiagnosed or untreated just a few years ago. Much of the expense is credited to new medical technology, which leads to the prolonged lives of pets.
Pictures from AMC’s Centennial Top Dog Gala.