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Pet Dental Exam—What You Need to Know

Unlike us, pets can’t brush or floss their teeth daily, which can lead to pet oral health issues such as: Tarter and plaque buildup—Causes bacteria leading to bad breath and gum infection (gingivitis) Gum infection (gingivitis)—Leads to tooth loss and localized pain Bacteria in the bloodstream—Causes disease in other organs, such as kidney, liver, and…

What to Expect During a Veterinary Dental Cleaning

We strive to make your pet’s dental cleaning as comfortable, stress free, and pain free as possible. Our veterinary team is available to answer your questions, but here are a few highlights regarding your pet’s dental cleaning: Your pet can be dropped off between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Blood work and a physical exam…

Heartworm Preventative Facts

Protecting your pet from heartworms is vital to their health. All dogs and cats are at risk for heartworms and intestinal parasites. Heartworms are carried by mosquitoes and injected into the bloodstream, where they can multiply and cause damage to the heart and blood vessels. Left untreated, the disease will cause heart failure and death…