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wag expert advice Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Pulmonic Stenosis Pulmonic stenosis is an obstruction to blood flow from the right ventricle of the heart to the pulmonary artery, causing the heart to work harder to pump blood to the lungs. Severe valve thickening can cause thickening of the heart muscle and lead to congestive heart failure. Both medical management and surgical treatment options exist. Cost for surgical correction: $5,000 to $10,000 Muscular dystrophy is a progressive muscular disease seen in young dogs and cats. Clinical signs of enlarged muscles, excess salivation and stiff gait are seen in pets as young as 5 months old. Unfortunately, there is no specific treatment for muscular dystrophy, and affected pets have a poor prognosis. No effective treatment, but diagnostics and supportive care can easily cost $3,000 Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), better known as “dry eye,” is a deficiency in the water portion of the tear film of the eye. Without the water portion of tears, the cornea and conjunctiva become very dry and inflamed and are prone to infection. This uncomfortable condition requires costly topical treatment several times a day throughout the dog’s life. Uncomplicated diagnosis and surgery: $1,500 to $5,000 Muscular Dystrophy


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