Posts from February, 2016

Periodontal Disease: Tooth or Consequences

periodontal diseasePeriodontal disease is inflammation and infection of the tissues that surround the tooth.  If the tooth is told, this is the most common medical condition diagnosed by veterinarians.  80% of dogs and cats over the age of 3 have some form of periodontal disease.  The consequence of ignoring dental disease will lead to tooth loss and even organ damage. Continue…

Three Dog Dental Care Tips

dog dental careCan you imagine what your teeth would look like if you didn’t brush them?  We prevent dental disease by brushing our teeth.  It’s no different for our dogs, without some type of daily dental care your pet will develop dental disease.  Dr. Anna Coffin reveals dog dental care tips to help keep your pet’s teeth pearly white. Continue…

Kidney Disease In Cats Can Be Detected Earlier

kidney disease in catsKidney disease in cats is a common disorder, especially in cats that are over ten years of age.  In fact, one out of three cats will develop kidney disease and it is the leading cause of death in cats.

Did you know that 75% of your cat’s kidney function is gone before you see signs of serious illness?  That means, the only way to tell how your cat’s kidneys are functioning is blood work and a urine test.  Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss kidney disease in cats and the latest test for early detection. Continue…

Free Exam For Dental Disease At Guthrie Pet Hospital This February

dental diseaseDental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats, affecting 78% of dogs and 68% of cats over the age of three. Although most dogs and cats will develop some sort of dental disease, small dog breeds, such as Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Dachshunds and Toy Poodles, are more prone to developing periodontal disease than larger breeds. Continue…

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