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Dog Bad Breath

…also be used as a tea or mouthwash to promote a healthy environment within the mouth. Natural remedies in the form of mouth drops can also greatly improve oral health by fighting tooth decay and gingivitis while cleaning the mouth and preventing bacterial infections. Herbal mouth drops may contain a variety of natural ingredients with beneficial properties that will help you to achieve these positive results. Like Echinacea, natural substances…

Dog Loss of Appetite

…eating if the temperature begins to rise; it is an inbuilt thing for animals to eat more when they are cold, but eat less when they are hot. Your dog could have a tooth problem; you should regularly have your dogs teeth checked out to ensure they are all OK, with no broken or infected teeth.Finding a solution If the loss of appetite is related to an emotional reason then you should find out what is causing your dog to be stressed. Have you moved…

Cat Gingivitis

…when there is inflammation of the gums and is considered a moderate condition resulting from periodontal disease. It can be restricted to only one tooth, but can also be widespread throughout the gums, in turn affecting numerous teeth and causing . If gingivitis is left untreated in cats, the infection can spread throughout the gums into bones and ligaments, eventually causing teeth to fall out. More drastically however, is the dissemination of…

Cat Nasal Discharge

…can often mean a nasal infection after proliferated bacteria attacks the lining of the nose following a trauma or pre-existing condition (such as viral respiratory disease). Many signs such as sneezing, noisy breathing, and breathing out of the mouth should be watched for, as they need immediate medical attention. In some instances, the infection may spread to the sinuses, which is indicative of an infected tooth root. They can also be a…

Dog Sneezing

…such as nasal mites. Pinching the nose closed to force the dog to breath out of the mouth and massaging the throat can usually help treat the condition.Other Causes Tooth abscesses can trigger infections in dogs. Upper canine teeth have roots close to the nasal passage; an infection of those teeth can cause sneezing and draining. In older dogs, tumors may be the cause of sneezing and nose bleeding. Though rare these tumors are often malignant and…

Cat Sneezing

…problem. On the positive side though is that sneezing can be a sign that the cats respiratory system is functioning well. Below are some of the major reasons why your cat may sneeze.Respiratory Infections Continuous sneezing may be a sign of an infection of the cats respiratory system. The highly contagious adeno virus or influenza virus are some of the more common sources of which can manifest through the sneezing. The viruses are spread by…

Dog Coughs

…some dogs, generating a coughing response. Tonsillitis and tooth and mouth infections can also lead to coughing. When the tonsils are infected, they become inflamed and partially block the animals airway. The dog then coughs in an attempt to remove this obstruction. In the case of tooth and mouth infections, the back of the throat can occasionally become inflamed. Such infections are particularly common in small dogs like toy poodles and…

Cat Bad Breath

…the subsequent infections are what cause the actual odor associated with periodontal disease-based halitosis. A number of other mouth problems can also cause bad breath in cats, including gingivitis, an abscessed tooth, an oral ulceration, and the presence of a foreign body lodged in the mouth. Again, as with periodontal disease, the foul order characteristic of halitosis results from the presence of bacteria and infections. In addition to mouth…

Cat Plasma Cell Stomatitus

…disease that is very painful for a cat, and will influence its ability to eat normally. It is usually seen in older cats, and is thought to be resulted from a malfunctioning immune system that reacts against plaque or the tooth itself; however, the exact cause of this disease is still unknown. Plasma cell stomatitus is often associated with feline immunodeficiency virus, and calicvirus. The condition is chronic and can be difficult to treat.…

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