Cleaning a dog’s teeth is far more complicated than the same procedure is for humans. There is much more involved in the process, from when you drop off your dog at the veterinary hospital to the time you pick him up at the end of the day.
Most dog owners are disappointed to hear that brushing their dogs’ teeth is a necessary part of maintaining the health of their dogs. Regular oral examinations and professional cleaning by a veterinarian is also needed.
Many people are anxious about having their dogs undergo general anesthesia. But the reality is that cleaning the teeth without the benefit of general anesthesia will do more harm than good.
A black spot on a dog's tongue is usually nothing but pigmentation and is completely normal. It's only a cause for concern when these spots have an uneven texture, or are associated with foul odors and sores that you need to be concerned.
The biggest risk for dogs from chewing on antlers is broken teeth. Antlers can also splinter and damage a dogs digestive track, or block it.
Dogs may lick their lips in anticipation of food or a tasty treat. However, the behavior can indicate a variety of health issues when it isn't associated with food, a treat, or a reward.
Pale gums in dogs can be a symptom of anemia or blood loss, but there are other causes as well.
Did you know that the color and condition of your dog’s gums can give you important clues about her health? Paying attention to these...
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where the left and right sides of the mouth are mismatched. That upper canine should be right behind the bottom canine. Instead, the bottom canine is crashing into a top incisor. The rest of her top incisors are actually hitting the bottom of her mouth! This pup will need major dental work.üüOuch! This molar has suffered significant gingival (gum) recession and exposed the roots. Immediate extraction is warranted.
Of course, you can't just pick up your own tube of human toothpaste and start brushing your dog's teeth. Just like our dogs don't have the same dietary requirements as we do, dog toothpaste differs from toothpaste for people in several ways. It's important to use a toothpaste made specifically for pets
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