Dr. Kim Hammond from Falls Road Animal Hospital in Baltimore, MD explains how veterinarians carefully use anesthesia to perform dental work on dogs, and gives advice on behavioral training for cats and dogs.
Feline dental care is perhaps the most overlooked and under-treated area in small animal medicine. Cats are affected by many of the same dental problems that affect dogs (periodontal disease, fractured teeth, and oral masses) in addition to special syndromes (tooth resorption, gingivostomatitis).
More than fifty percent of cats over three years old will be affected […]
What would happen if you stopped brushing your own teeth?
Even if you only ate hard food as most dogs do, there still would be problems. You should be brushing your dog’s teeth twice daily if you can manage it. It’s not as difficult as you might imagine.
What are the benefits?
Brushing removes the daily accumulation of […]