Bad breath is very common in dogs and cats and is often a sign of dental disease. 85 % of all dogs and cats have periodontal disease by the age of 2 years. Periodontal disease starts with plaque accumulating on the teeth. If the plaque is not removed, it hardens into tartar. Accumulations of tartar […] The post Pet Dental Disease appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
As cats age they experience changes in their health. As the guardian of an older cat, it is important to understand the most common illness and conditions that affect geriatric felines. Here is my list of the top 5 common senior cat problems and what you can do for these conditions. Dental disease Older cats […] The post Top 5 Aging Problems in Cats appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Chomping and chewing. Those are two of my favorite things to do! But I couldn’t do them if I didn’t have such amazingly strong fangs, thanks to my human’s diligent care. I’ve heard it said that doggies mouths are cleaner than a humans – you’ve praw–bably heard that too, right? Uh-uh. Think of all those […] The post A Tooth For A Tooth – Proper Pet Dental Care appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
It’s 3 a.m. Pet Parent–do you know where your best friend is? Speculation doesn’t last very long. You roll over to be greeted by a smell that’s beyond description—bad breath emanating from Tuna’s or Bandit’s mouth. You know that your fur-suited kid needs a vet. Perhaps you’ve known this for an embarrassingly long time, yet […] The post Pet Dental Care – A Guide to Pet Oral Health appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
February is Pet Dental month in many veterinary practises in Canada and the United States. Oral hygiene is an important issue for dogs and cats. Why Does Pet Dentistry Concern Me? Bad breath is very common in dogs and cats and is often the first sign of dental disease. 85% of all dogs and cats have […] The post Dentistry for Pets appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Most dogs are considered senior pets by the time they are 7 years old. Aging for pets can be much like aging for people – arthritis, depleted energy, sleeping more as well as more serious health problems such as dental disease, heart disease and kidney disease. Starting supportive care early before your pets starts to […] The post Growing Old Gracefully appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.