Is Undetected Dental Disease Shortening Your Dog’s Lifespan?

An estimated 80% of dogs have some form of oral or dental disease, but most are undiagnosed because many dog owners never take a good look inside their dog’s mouth. Everyday, veterinarians find alarming dental disease in dogs that have been brought in for routine vaccinations or other minor ailments. Swollen or infected gums, loose […]

Did You Know Dental Health Affects Your Pet’s Lifespan?

February is National Pet Dental Month, which is important because good oral hygiene has been associated with longer lifespans in pets. Since dogs and cats, being primarily carnivores, don’t usually have a problem with cavities, it’s understandable that pet owners assume all is well with their furry friend’s oral health. However, the potentially alarming issue […]