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My 3 yr old lab has an ACL tear and needs surgery. I cannot afford this at the moment and have been putting it off. It has progressed badly and she has been relying on her left leg which is now not stable either. How much do these surgeries cost and do you accept payment plans?

I’m sorry that your pet is having these problems. While medications can be used to decrease the discomfort and inflammation associated with cranial (anterior) cruciate ligament rupture, there is no long-term alternative to surgery. The cost of the anesthesia, surgery, and associated care is typically $2,300 – $2,500 for a large dog such as yours. We do have payment plans, and other options such as CareCredit, VetCare Foundation,  available.

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