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Tag: Dog Health Problems

Cataracts in Dogs

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Cataracts Treatment Cost: $2,025 to $3,100 per eye What are Canine Cataracts? Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye, resulting in blurry vision. Smaller cataracts are not likely to affect a dog’s vision too greatly, but even the small ones must be regularly monitored to prevent ...

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Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs

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Elbow Dysplasia Treatment Cost: $1,550 to $6,025 per elbow What is Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs?  Medium and large breeds are particularly prone to this genetic condition, which occurs when the bones that form the elbow joint don’t properly come together. A number of elbow-specific diseases are ...

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy Treatment Cost: $10,500 to $20,025 for surgery What it is: Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a heart disease that results in an enlarged heart that cannot properly pump blood throughout the dog’s body. Once the heart is unable to pump out adequate amounts of blood, fluids ...

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Dog Health Problems

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72 Common Dog Health Problems to Beware of Your dog may end up suffering from any number of conditions over his lifetime, and many of them are pretty expensive to treat. We’ve compiled a list of the most common dog health conditions below, along with the average cost of treatment for each. If ...

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Glaucoma in Dogs

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Canine Glaucoma Treatment Cost: $75-$1,500 What is Glaucoma in Dogs?  Glaucoma is an ocular condition caused by the increase of the pressure inside the eye. It is a frequent cause of blindness in both humans and animals. The fluid that fills the eyes keeps the eye pressure; this fluid is ...

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Pyometra in Dogs

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Pyometra Cost of Treatment: $1200 - $2800 What is Pyometra in Dogs?  Pyometra is an infection of the uterus, one of the reproductive organs of a female dog. This infection is most common in older females that have not been spayed and it tends to occur after a heat cycle. An increase in hormonal ...

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Aortic Stenosis in Dogs

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Aortic Stenosis Treatment Cost: $3,100 to $6,050 for surgery + follow-up care What is Aortic Stenosis in Dogs? Also known as subvalvular aortic stenosis, this disease is characterized by an obstruction in the outflow of blood in the heart’s left ventricle. This congenital disease is most common ...

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Cancer in Dogs

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Cancer in Dogs Treatment Cost: $5,150 to $20,000 How Does Cancer Affect Dogs?  Unlike many other pets, dogs can suffer to the same types of cancers that humans get. Canines are the only non-human species susceptible to prostate cancer, and dogs are also at risk for bladder cancer, lung cancer, ...

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Brucellosis in Dogs

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Brucellosis in Dogs Treatment Cost: $55 to $125 What is Canine Brucellosis?  Brucellosis refers to a type of bacteria that typically infects the lymphatic system and genitals, although it can additionally spread to the kidneys, eyes and intervertebral discs. Symptoms of brucellosis can include ...

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