Monthly Archives: July 2015

  1. The Ins And Outs Of A Dental Procedure

    Here are some of the facts on a routine dental procedure

    If your pet has been diagnosed with dental disease your vet will most likely recommend a dental clean. This is a very common procedure and is essential in treating dental disease. If your pet is having a dental procedure there are a few things you need to know.

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  2. Dental Care From Home

    You can make a big difference to your pet’s dental health from home!

    Once your pet has had their teeth checked by the vet here are some things you can do from home that will make all the difference in the world to your pet’s smile.

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  3. What Does That Bad Breath Mean?

    One of the first things you’ll notice about bad dental health is bad breath.

    Does your pet have dreaded doggy breath? Don’t turn away as bad breath can kill. Bad breath is generally caused by dental disease, a sneaky condition that likes to hide in your pet's mouth. Up to 80% of our pets might be suffering from this nasty disease and it is one of the most common problems vets come across.

    If your pet isn’t having to work very hard to chew their food, plaque and tartar build up around the teeth leading to irritation of the gum and an inflammatory condition called gingivitis. Eventually the gum separates from the tooth allowing small pockets of bacteria to accumulate. This bacteria can travel around your pet’s body, affecting the overall health of your pet.

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  4. The Best Way to Medicate Cats Orally

    It’s a task that some owners find daunting, which is understandable. Cats often don’t hold back when they tell you they don’t like something and they are not afraid to show you how upset they are. While not the case for all medications, some come in pill-form and cannot be given any other way but orally, so let’s look at the best practice for administering them.

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  5. The Dangers of Tick Season!

    Paralysis ticks are one of the most dangerous parasites to your pet!

    Tick season is in full swing and that means getting ready to do battle with those nasty parasites lurking around in the grass and bushes of your fur friend’s favourite park! Knowledge and prevention are your best weapons and we’re here to arm you with both!

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