How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5222
Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
11664588
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. John is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

She is limping and vet is suggesting surgery replacing

Customer Question

She is limping and vet is suggesting surgery replacing ligament in left rear leg. she is 12 Jack russel. The surgery is 1,100.00 can't afford it. Is there other solution?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: no injury.
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Pebbles
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Pebbles?
Customer: Jack Russel 12 yrs old 17.7 pounds, taking allergy medication, very nervous dog , che is not good when left alone, pooh and all when we are not with her
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Did the vet say that the ligament was ruptured? Or just partially torn or inflamed?

What treatment is Pebbles on for this?

Related Dog Veterinary Questions