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Dec 17, 2012 2:15 PM by NBC News

Stem cells save dog's life

(WLIO) Susan and Tim Enright's 5-year-old Chocolate Lab, Norman, had a stroke in April that left him paralyzed.

Now veterinarian Dr. Ronald Anders is performing stem cell treatments to help Norman recover. The procedures may cost up to $2,250 dollars.

For the Enrights, its worth it.

Dr. Anders pulled fat cells and sent them to a lab to duplicate and create 4 million stem cells. They are sent back, and injected into Norman.For Doctor Anders, this new technology makes treating animals worth while.

For animal owners, this new technology allows families to hold onto the family pet a little longer.

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