What To Expect At a Professional Pet Dental Exam

Brushing dogs teethLast month, we covered the importance of pet dental health and how it can aid in your pet’s overall health and longevity. In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, starting February 1, we’d like to take a look professional dental care for your pet and it’s role as a key player in your pet’s wellness plan. Continue…

An Ounce of Prevention: Pet Dental Health Increases Longevity

iStock_000081523419_LargeWhen you think of your pet’s health, the idea of disease prevention likely comes to mind. Certainly, establishing good habits around nutrition and exercise are critical to good health, but a major component of your pet’s overall wellness is often overlooked.

If improving your pet’s dental health isn’t on your list of New Year’s resolutions, it should be! Keeping up with regular brushing, exams, and teeth cleanings can add years to your precious pet’s life. Continue…

Establishing Your Pet’s Health Baseline

ULVH_iStock_000015170332_LargeInstinctually, most animals are very good at hiding the fact that they are sick or injured. This means that, as pet owners, we often don’t realize that our pets are having a problem until things are more advanced. Many diseases and problems are better treated and/or cured when they are detected early. This makes it important that pet owners be very observant in regards to their pet’s health.

It is also important to be sure to establish a pet health baseline for each of your four-legged family members. This will serve as their health barometer throughout their lifetime. Learn more about why you should know your pet’s health baseline and how to establish it. Continue…