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Dental Disease: The Most Common Disease in Dogs and Cats

Does your pet have it? It’s time to schedule their yearly checkup today and find out. It’s that time of year again. Love, hugs and chocolate are on everyone’s mind. For your pet, the first two come out way on top! (Chocolate is a no-no, but you already knew that!) Dental disease is the most […]

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Dental Home Care by Dr. Cindy Rodgerson

Dental Home Care is designed to keep your pet’s breath fresh and their kisses welcome. The Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) feels that daily brushing is the gold standard to remove plaque from your pets’ teeth. Plaque is a combination of saliva, food particles and bacteria, and leads to the build up of hard tartar/calculus […]

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The Veterinary Oral Health Council by Dr. Fran Minty

In the mid 1990’s the Veterinary Oral Health Council was developed in the US by a group of veterinary dental specialists to evaluate dental health products for effectiveness in retarding plaque and tartar when used as directed in dogs and cats. Participation is voluntary, and if a product demonstrates that it is effective, it is […]

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Tooth Resorption in cats – Painfully Common Dental Disease

Did you know your cat can get a cavity? Cats can get a painful condition known as FORLs (Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions) or feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions. These tooth defects affect more than half of all cats older than 3 years old. They are usually found on the outside of the tooth near the junction […]

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COVID-19 Pet Advice Part 2: Managing Cats' Increased Stress Due to Changes at Home

As a veterinarian, cat lover, and cat owner, I like many, would love to believe my cats would love my constant attention, but alas cats, like us, need their space. 

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