Table of Contents
Are dogs allowed to have braces? Can dogs get braces? Yes they can, and in most cases, braces are affordable and an easy way to correct your dog’s dental problem. If you have cost concerns, ask your vet about getting a pet insurance policy for your dog that covers medically necessary orthodontic treatments.
How much do braces for dogs cost? Depending on the condition of the teeth and how many rounds of anesthesia are needed, dog braces could run between $1,500 and $4,000. Owners will need to bring their dog in for weekly or biweekly visits throughout the process.
Do braces for dogs hurt? Dog ACL brace cons:
The dog will still limp while wearing the brace (for some period of time) Relatively expensive ($1000+) Doesn’t relieve pain, especially if a meniscal tear is involved. Needs to be worn long term (possibly for life)
How long do dogs wear braces? Braces could move your dog’s problem teeth into a place more comfortable and more natural while eliminating pain and discomfort. Your four-legged buddy may have braces for six to twelve months before their teeth are in place and the braces are removed.