Then, as Jazz was approaching six years old, his hip problems re-emerged and he became more unstable. His legs crossed over as he walked and he had difficulty supporting his hind quarters. It was obvious he was in pain.
A further cartrophen injection proved unsuccessful and Jazz’s veterinarian and the owner of the Vineyard Veterinary Hospital, Dr Rob Zammit, recommended Acti-Stem Therapy, as the clinic had had previous success using this technique to treat hip dysplasia.
Diana and Robert were quick to agree; they could see Jazz was in pain and were hopeful that they could at least make his life more comfortable. Jazz was treated with his own stem cells, and the Tullys are over the moon with the results.
“Eighteen months after the therapy there are still no signs of any problems and he is completely drug free. Jazz’s favourite game is to run away and wait to be called before coming bounding back and he jumps into the car with no problems. We really recommend Acti-Stem Therapy for other dogs suffering from hip dysplasia,” said Diana.
Contact the team at the Vineyard Veterinary Hospital today to see if stem cell therapy can help heal your pet.