Periodontal disease in dogs is an inflammation or infection that causes weakening or loss of support structures of the teeth. Over 80 percent of dogs show early stages of gum disease by the time they’re three years old. Here’s what you should know.
Dog Dental Care
If left untreated, gum disease leads to tooth decay and tooth loss. It can also contribute to infections and diseases of the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Simple steps for your dog’s dental health taken now can prevent many problems — and expenses — down the road.
February is Pet Dental Health Month — an important month of awareness for our pets and their well-being. Spread the word and encourage friends and family with pets to practice proper at-home care and have their dogs’ teeth checked out by a professional.
Once plaque and tartar form on your dog’s teeth, things can get out of balance quickly. If pathogenic organisms proliferate, it’s big trouble for your canine pal. Here’s how proper dental care can improve your dog’s overall health and longevity.
February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Feel like your pup has less-than-perfect chompers? Your dog may be a breed known for dental health issues. Here is a look at breeds and types of dogs who tend to have more oral health issues than others.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reports 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have some kind of oral disease by the age of three. That’s why National Pet Dental Health Month, observed all through February, is so important!
It’s hard to know when your dog may be sick or in pain because they don’t communicate the way people do. Here are a few signs to see if your dog is experiencing a tooth infection!
Sometimes, our best friends have bad breath. If your dog just happens to enjoy drinking from the toilet once in a while and you’re wanting to cover up the smell of potty mouth, here are some great methods to make your pup’s breath a little more pleasing to the senses.
Let’s face it — “doggy breath” has never been a compliment, whether given to dogs or humans. Check out a few benefits of good dog breath! How do I love thee, fresh dog breath? Let me count the ways!
Just like with human health, dental care is an important component of your dog’s overall wellness. Taking care of their gums and teeth can lead to better long-term health for your pup. Here’s what you should focus on!
Up to 80 percent of dogs will suffer from gum disease at some point in their lives, and poor dental health can seriously affect seniors’ overall well-being. Here are six tips that will help you keep your senior dog’s teeth clean and maintain their oral health.
When I heard about Yummy Combs, which claim to promote dental health, I was excited for my dog, Leia, to try them. My excitement was nothing compared to Leia’s as soon as she smelled them! Here’s what happened when we tried Yummy Combs doggy dental chew treats!
Gingivitis in dogs is an inflammation of the gums and is the early stage of a gum disease called periodontal disease. It’s one of the most common issues adult dogs face. If left untreated, it can lead to teeth loss. Here’s what you should know.
Discuss your dog’s diet with your veterinarian if you’re noticing unpleasant odors coming from your pooch’s mouth. If your dog has chronic smelly breath, it might be time to let them chew on these natural foods to keep the stink at bay.
Oxyfresh’s Pet Dental Gel claims to be a product that makes it easy to keep your dog’s gums healthy and bright, but did our doggy reviewers agree? Find out if it really makes dog breath fresher!
Does your dog’s breath stink? Learn what causes bad breath in dogs and how to treat it.
February is Pet Dental Health month, and what better way to celebrate than by helping your dog or cat get shiny teeth and healthy gums, without paying big bucks to get their teeth professionally cleaned? That’s right: there’s an easy way to improve your pet’s oral health that is safe, natural, and effective—raw meaty bones.
Regularly cleaning your dog’s teeth can prevent gum disease, tooth loss, and extend his life; if he doesn’t like having his teeth cleaned, we have solutions.
A Golden Retriever puppy’s adult teeth would not allow his mouth to close, so a veterinary dentist gave him braces. His metal smile has since gone viral.
Treats are a great way to show your dog a little extra love.
Did you know dental disease is the most common problem that affects dogs and cats? Professional animal dentists have donated their time to help pets in need at Best Friends.