I've gone through this twice, once with Ruggs and once with Mack. Ruggs had his at WSU School of Vet. medicine and it was over $3,000. It would have been 1/3 of that at our vet's office but we were at WSU and were concerned the obstruction would move. Mack had to have a colon resection because his obstruction had been with him over a year. It wasn't as expensive as Ruggles' simple operation because our vet did it. Prayers and hugs to you and Remi.