Posts Tagged ‘Pet Tooth Care’

Not a Day Goes By: Getting on Board with Pet Dental Care

Monday, February 6th, 2017

A doggy toothbrushOur previous blog post about the benefits of pet dental care was only the tip of the iceberg. While we hoped that the introduction to this vital component of wellness got some gears moving, it’s necessary to understand how tooth brushing works and what supplies are needed.

There’s a great deal to learn, a possibly suspicious pet to convince, and the right products to collect. Ready? We hope so!

The Right Time

Since you’re reading this, it’s likely that you know that preventative medicine and proactive care can lengthen – and strengthen – your pet’s life. At the cornerstone of this approach is, of course, dental health.

Say Cheese! What You Can Do About Pet Dental Care

Monday, January 30th, 2017

A cat having its teeth brushedPeople who say animals don’t (or can’t) smile just aren’t paying attention. While this phenomenon is definitely not unique to cats and dogs (dolphins, sloths, and chimpanzees all appear to be “cheesing it”), we see plenty of happy, smiling pets every single day.

Their secret? …Beyond being expertly provided for, these smiling pets have dazzlingly healthy teeth and gums! Maybe we’re exaggerating slightly, but one of the keys to optimal health is – you guessed it – pet dental care.

The Power of the Brush

When it comes to long term health, most pet owners understand the power of good pet dental care. However, not all pick up their pet’s toothbrush as often as they should. While it’s never too late to get started, if your pet already has kitty or doggie breath (also known as halitosis), there’s probably evidence of decay. Other tell-tale symptoms of poor oral health include: