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Same Day Stem Cell Treatment for Arthritis Sufferers


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As our own dogs age, we take an ever-increasing interest in articles on health and treatments for elderly canines, and recent advances in veterinary medicine look promising for pet owners seeking long term relief for dogs afflicted with severe arthritis.

WNDU recently visited the Western Veterinary Clinic in South Bend, Indiana to bring you a bird’s eye view of a stem cell procedure, and to provide good news in the form of hope for elderly dogs who might otherwise lose the battle with the crippling pain caused by arthritis flare-ups.

The cost of stem cell treatment is not inexpensive, starting at around $2000 – but proponents say costs should drop rapidly as more vets make use of the emerging technology associated with treatment.