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Stem-cell therapy used on Mid-Mo dog

Stem-cell therapy used on Mid-Mo dog

JC veterinarian performs first surgery of its kind

December 15th, 2010 in News

Animal stem-cell surgery was performed in a clinic for the first time in Missouri last Friday.

Ellie, a 4-year-old Labrador Retriever, had developed signs of osteoarthritis and tendonitis in her elbow.

For a young dog, knee or elbow replacement was not the best option.