Surgery for ruptured disk?

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Barked: Wed Aug 4, '10 6:10pm PST 
Has anyone had this procedure? Gigi is only 8 and is not getting around well. We have tried the steroids and now he is on rimadayl for pain. He has one slipped disk in his lower back and possibly one around his neck area. We are debating on whether or not to put him through the surgery.