FELINE AND CANINE DENTAL PROBLEMS

Avoiding dog gingivitis and cat gingivitis

Dental disease is extremely common in our canine and feline companions. It is estimated that over 80% of pets over the age of three have gum disease. Dogs tend to be affected earlier in life than cats.


Gingivitis in dogs and cats

Dental disease is extremely common in our canine and feline companions. It is estimated that over 80% of pets over the age of three have gum disease. Dogs tend to be affected earlier in life than cats.


Feline and canine dental problems

Dental disease is extremely common in our canine and feline companions. It is estimated that over 80% of pets over the age of three have gum disease. Dogs tend to be affected earlier in life than cats.


How to Care for Your Pet's Dental Health

It's August already! August marks the Australian Veterinary Association┐s National Dental Health Month.

This is a great opportunity for pet owners to focus on their animal┐s dental health needs. Any pet with bad breath, excess salivation, difficulty chewing or red or bleeding gums may have dental disease. If your pet has any of these symptoms, a visit to your local veterinarian is essential./p>


Keeping Your Pet's Bad Breath at Bay

Halitosis, or bad breath, in dogs and cats is a common complaint from many pet owners. It can be caused by a myriad of underlying conditions, the most common being dental disease. Good dog dental care can help prevent this.

Bad breath itself is very easily identified. A malodorous smell emanating from the oral cavity is very obvious to most people. However the diagnosis of the underlying cause/s may require the assistance of a veterinarian.