Archives for May 2011

Keeping your Dog Healthy: Home Dental Care

One important aspect of keeping your dog healthy is consistently brushing her teeth at home. The American Veterinary Dental College recommends that pet owners brush their dog's teeth daily. To a novice, this activity may seem daunting, but with a little bit of practice and … [Read more...]

Keeping your Cat Healthy: Home Dental Care

An important aspect of dental care for your cat is brushing her teeth at home on a regular basis. The American Veterinary Dental College recommends that you brush your cats teeth daily. To desensitize your cat to having his teeth brushed, you can massage her gums with your … [Read more...]

Dog and Cat Dentistry- Anesthesia Free?

Anesthesia-free dentistry is available in many locations, from pet stores to grooming facilities to mobile vans. This hand scaling involves using a small sharp instrument to remove tartar and plaque from the surface of the pets’ teeth while it sits in the lap of the person … [Read more...]

Dog Bite Prevention Week!

May 15- 21, 2011 This week marks the 17th   year of Annual National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Each year in this country almost 5 million people are bit by dogs. About 20% of these victims require medical attention, most of them children. Almost 30,000 people undergo … [Read more...]

Choosing a New Pet for Your Family

Choosing a pet for yourself or your family is an important decision as you will have to live with that pet for the next 10 to 20 years. The first thing to consider is what type of pet to get. Cats are definitely easier to care for than dogs, but for some children, they … [Read more...]