As a pet owner I take care of all my animals needs just as I do my children. And just as I make sure my children are getting their teeth brushed and see the dentist, I’m making sure that my cats and dog have good dental health as well with check up with our veterinarian.
According to the survey, conducted on behalf of Royal Canin, while nine in ten Canadian pet owners believe dental disease is linked to their pet’s overall health, a quarter of them are unaware of the clinical signs of the disease
Pet owners don’t always recognize the signs of dental diseases. Pets may not show obvious signs of discomfort because these are gradual changes — and cats and dogs tend to hide their pain. Signs of dental disease may include: bad breath, lost teeth and excessive drooling.
Dental diseases are present in nearly 85 per cent of all pets past the age of three. And small dogs are especially prone to dental disease. Read the rest of this entry →