08-23-2016, 04:08 PM
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Partially Torn Cruciate Ligaments
So Levi's best buddy is an English Mastiff mix (we actually think she might be more bull-mastiff), who is almost two. Her rear right leg has been bothering her for a while, and the other day she came up lame on her back left leg. They got her in for X-rays today, and it turns out she has a partially torn crucial ligament in both knees!
The cost for surgery is approximately $4,000 per knee, and my friend's don't have pet insurance. Obviously this news is very new, so they are trying to figure out what to do, but they just don't have that kind of money.
I was wondering if anyone had any information or papers/research on alternative treatments?
Thanks so much.