Posts Tagged: dental care

Put Dental Care On Your Pet’s Checklist


Heartworm prevention – check. Shots – check. Groomed – check. Dental exam and cleaning – Hmmm? Fido and Fluffy need their teeth cleaned!

Yes, pet owners usually make sure their dogs and cats receive TLC from head to toe, but just may forget the all-important mouth and the teeth inside their furry friends. Ignoring those pearly whites leads to a big problem. By the age of two, 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some degree of periodontal disease. The consequences, just as with your teeth, can lead to other serious issues. Continue…

Dental care: flip the lip, I dare you!

Dental care

Can you imagine what your teeth would look like without daily dental care? If you have a pet, flip the lip and take a look at its teeth.  I’m promoting National Pet Dental Health Month and I will be posting several dental articles this month.

Unless your pet chews on lots of hard toys I bet there is some form of dental disease. In fact, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show some form of dental disease by age three. Unfortunately, two-thirds of owners do not provide dental care that is recommended by their veterinarian. Continue…

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