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Why a “Dental Cleaning” is More Than Just a Cleaning

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

You were just told your pet needs a dental cleaning. When you hear those words you think about what that means when you are a person but what does it mean for your pet? Veterinary dentistry is a field that many veterinarians can perform but not every veterinarian is a dental specialist. “Dentals” in pets […]

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Why It’s Important Brushing your dog’s teeth isn’t just about fresh breath. It’s an essential part of good oral care, and good oral care is important to your dog’s overall health. Although most people aren’t aware of it, periodontal, or gum disease is a common, serious problem in dogs. Yet brushing your dog’s teeth can […]

How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

  If possible, start when your cat is relaxed or sleepy. Familiarize her with having her head and mouth handled by making the procedure an extension of petting her head and scratching her chin. Keep the session short. If she starts to struggle, stop and try again the next day. Don’t be impatient. Reward her […]

February is Pet Dental Month!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

February is National Pet Dental Health Month and owners are reminded that a pet’s bad breath could signify a potentially serious dental or oral disease that could pose a health risk to the animal’s internal organs. The American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), in fact, reports that 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some […]