How often should your pet get dental care?
February 14, 2019Most people would never consider going ten years or more before having a dental check-up. When it comes to your pets, that’s the equivalent of about 16 months if you consider that every human year is the rough equivalent to seven dog years. When it comes to how often your pet should get dental care, there are a few things to consider – age, diet, activity level, oral care, and more.
Are Dog Dental Procedures Safe?
January 17, 2019Your dog is reliant on his teeth for a number of reasons. Not only does he need them to bite and chew his food, they also enable him to pick up toys and other objects and move them around. His teeth are also a form of self-defence and whilst you would hope that he would never need to rely on them, they are useful as a show of force to any threats that he might face, and he would feel very vulnerable without them.
Advantages of Pet Insurance
December 30, 2018By far the biggest advantage of pet insurance is that it gives you peace of mind that you can afford the veterinary care that your pet may need if she becomes unexpectedly sick. However, there are also some other reasons why having pet insurance is invaluable.
Symptoms of Dental Disease in Pets
November 30, 2018Pet dental disease occurs when plaque that has formed on their teeth irritates the gum tissue. When this happens, your pet’s body tries to fight it by producing white blood cells to break down the gum tissue. As a result, your pet will develop sore, swollen gums, destroyed gum tissue, infection and eventually tooth loss.
How do I House-Train my Cat?
October 29, 2018House-training is an essential part of living with any feline. While they are highly intelligent creatures, you cannot just assume that she knows the score when it comes to where she should do her bathroom business.