Canine Arthritis Treatment Cost
- $25 to $100 per month for medication
- $2,125 to $10,000 for surgery
Symptoms of Arthritis in Dogs
The degenerative condition of arthritis affects one or more of a dog’s joints. Dogs with joint injuries or congenital orthopedic conditions, such as hip dysplasia, are more prone to the condition. Other arthritis cases may be related to immune-mediated joint diseases or joint infections.
Treatment for Arthritis in Dogs
Medications, acupuncture, physical therapy and weight control can often help manage arthritis symptoms.
More extreme cases may require surgery, which can run up to $10,000.
Arthritis is a condition that typically requires ongoing costs of treatments, and most pet insurance plans will cover the costs as long as arthritis is not a pre-existing condition.
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