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Meet Murphy

Murphy is a 5-year-old Shih Tzu that was adopted by his owners when his show career was over. During Murphy’s first check up at Animal Care Clinic, Dr. Evans noticed that he still had some of his baby teeth and he had a lot of dental tartar causing gum infections. A few days later, Dr. [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00December 4th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Why Does My Pet's Breath Smell So Bad?

This article will address how to examine your pet’s mouth, how to treat dental infections, what happens if you do not have your pet’s teeth professionally cleaned, how to provide good home care, and a few comments about anesthesia free dentistry. Bad breath can be caused by oral problems or even stomach and upper intestinal [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:25+00:00October 3rd, 2012|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

How To Brush Your Dog's Teeth

Just like people, dogs and cats are recommended to get their teeth brushed as a part of their preventive care regimen. Teeth brushing should occur a minimum of 5 days a week to be beneficial. Use a child size soft bristled tooth brush and dog/cat formulated enzymatic toothpaste. Watch this video for some helpful tips [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:37+00:00February 23rd, 2011|Pet Health Care, Videos|0 Comments

Tooth Brushing Tips & Techniques

Written by Nicole Gunkel, RVT You may have heard how beneficial it is to brush your pet's teeth at home.  You might think, really?   That's too difficult  or that's crazy!   I want to tell you that for many pets, it really isn't that hard to accomplish.  Brushing your pet's teeth is the [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:38+00:00February 16th, 2011|Pet Health Care|0 Comments