Dental care

Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Is your dog’s bad breath sabotaging your cuddle time? Is your kitty drooling while nibbling her kibble? If so, your four-legged family member likely has dental disease. Banfield Pet Hospital’s 770-hospital network study identified dental disease as the most common malady among pets. It affects 68% of cats and 78% of dogs over three years of age. What causes dental…

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Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill!

Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill!

Fortunately, lately, there is an increased awareness of the importance of taking care of our dog’s teeth. I will not get into a controversial debate on raw versus commercial food here, nor am I going to try to settle what is the best way to keep your dog’s teeth healthy. Let’s leave that for another time. I’m trying to get…

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Canine Dental Care: Look at Those Snappers, Will You?

Canine Dental Care: Look at Those Snappers, Will You?

A vast majority of dogs suffer from some level of periodontal disease by the time they become three years old. Dental disease doesn’t affect only the mouth; it can have negative impact on the entire body. You can read more about that here: Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill! There are ways to prevent or delay periodontal…

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