May 10, 2011

Stem Cell Therapy for Dogs- How Long Does it Last?

Posted by Bob under Dog Arthritis, Stem Cell Therapy

Many dog owners who are considering stem cell therapy for their dog want to know if stem cells are a one-time treatment or if periodic injections are needed.  The answer is yes to both questions.

Some dogs treated with stem cells see a prolonged benefit that lasts years, click here to read Yogi’s experience. Other dogs, especially older dogs with more severe arthritis might need re-treatment periodically. 

Vet-Stem has compiled treatment results of young and old dogs.  The results show that 63% of older dogs and 78% of young dogs did not get re-treated in the 12 months following initial treatment.  The need for re-treatment will vary depending on each animals condition, activity level and overall health, but this valuable information may help you decide how to treat arthritis in your dog.


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