Whether you have moved to a new area or you are a first-time pet owner, it is a good idea to choose the right vet before you will actually need the services of one. That way, you will ensure that you and your pet feel comfortable with the vet when the time comes.
We all know the importance of keeping our teeth healthy and were taught good oral hygiene habits from a young age. However, unless you are an experienced pet owner, you may not realize that you are responsible for keeping your pet’s teeth clean too. Here are some of our tips to help you keep your pet's teeth clean and healthy.
Periodontal disease is the most common dental problem that can affect your canine companion. In fact, it is so usual that around 80% of dogs will have the earliest stages of periodontal disease by the time they reach their third birthday. Canine periodontal disease is very much like the human version of the condition – a bacterial infection of the mouth that occurs when bacteria from the plaque that forms on the teeth causes the gums to become irritated, sore, inflamed and infected.
If your veterinarian recommends that your pet has an ultrasound, it is normal to feel a little worried or concerned. However, ultrasounds are a very normal part of the diagnostic process and a very effective and valuable tool for determining the health of your pet and detecting any abnormalities that may require veterinary treatment.
Pet grooming involves far more than simply having your pet’s coat properly brushed by a professional. There are multiple different elements that can be included in a grooming appointment, depending on the package that you have selected.