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The Day of the Dental

Being told your pet needs a dental cleaning or a dental with tooth extractions can be scary for some people.

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How To Brush Your Cat Or Dogs Teeth

Brushing your pet’s teeth is the number one best thing you can do to help combat dental disease. Many people are hesitant to brush their pet’s teeth, thinking that the pet will not tolerate it, they may get bit, or that the pet will resent the owner for it.

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Why Pets Need Dental Care

One of the best things a pet owner can do to ensure the overall health of their pet is to do the routine checking of the teeth, gums and oral cavity.

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Anesthesia-Free Dentistry; It’s Not Worth It!

  A lot of people have a tough time understanding why we, as veterinary professionals, require animals to be under general anesthesia for their dental cleanings. It can be a hard concept for us humans to understand, and understandably so. When we go to the dentist, we are told to open wide and sit still, […]

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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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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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Last updated: December 3, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Eastern Shore Veterinary Hospital