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Tag Archives: dental care

What You Should Know About Pet Dental Disease

September 15, 2015

Dental disease affects every body system in your pet (not to mention that it’s painful), so a little knowledge is power when it comes to your pet’s dental health. If you’ve ever had severe tooth pain, you can surely relate to what your pets may be going through – they get all the same kinds of tooth problems that people do. Below are some answers…  

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Pet Wellness: What Is It and How Can You Get Some?

October 03, 2014

As an ER veterinarian by training, I don’t often get to promote or practice wellness for my patients, although I wish I could. The core concept of wellness is prevention — avoiding a health crisis so you stay healthy (I guess “healthiness” was just too much of a mouthful when they coined the term). In the ER, it’s usually too late for prevention to help….  

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Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’!

October 01, 2014

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and with Super Smiley, Angel (our German Shepherd), two horses and a cat all being adopted, Smiley and I are especially passionate about this topic!  And the PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ program is totally rocking this mission. Did you know that Sergeant’s Pet Care Products is a sponsor of this wonderful organization? The PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ program…  

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Braces for Dogs? About Veterinary Dental Specialists

February 26, 2013

“Smile big for your pictures, especially now that you have your teeth all straightened out!”  “We don’t want all that money we spent on your braces to go unnoticed.” Does this bring back any memories? If you weren’t lucky enough to have been born with healthy, straight teeth, you probably wore braces and remember some of these things. Specialized dentists referred to as orthodontists were the docs…  

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