pet dental health
Pet Dental Health Month: Dogs Need Good Dental Care, Too
Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? Well, it is…and it’s time to focus on your pet’s mouth to keep his health in check! It’s not just about a sweet smile and those pearly whites! It has been noted that more than 85% of pets over the age of four have […]Continue Reading
Your Smile Is Blinding!
Bolt, Yorkie-Poo guest columnist: Hey! I finally had my teeth cleaned the other day. My vet strongly recommends this, especially for us smaller breeds, as we tend to have more problems with our teeth and gums. I am here to tell you from first-hand experience that it was easy and that I feel great! Now, […]Continue Reading
Do You Know the Warning Signs of Periodontal Disease in Your Pet?
Jessie, the dog who gets routine dental check-ups with her vet: Do you know what the most frequently diagnosed health problem is for pets? Oral disease! By age three, nearly 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will begin to show signs of dental problems. For smaller dogs, periodontal disease is a very common problem. […]Continue Reading
Keeping Your Cat’s Teeth Healthy
Jessie, the fresh-breathed dog: So, I’ve told you a bit about taking care of your dog’s teeth, but what about your cat’s teeth? Here are a few simple suggestions that can get you started. Smell your cat’s breath. If it smells unpleasant, it can be indicative of an infection of the gums and/or the bone. […]Continue Reading
How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth! Jessie’s Special Tips!
Jessie’s advice on how to brush your dog’s teeth: Using a pet toothbrush or a piece of gauze wrapped around your finger, position it at a 45 degree angle to the dog’s teeth and then begin to clean in small, circular motions. Concentrate on one area of your dog’s mouth at a time. You may […]Continue Reading