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Of course, seeing your dog’s teeth “clickety-clack” can be funny. Your first instinct may be to grab a blanket and wrap your furry friend in warmth, because our human teeth chatter when we’re cold. While a low body temperature may also be the cause of...

Did you know your cat spends up to half of her waking hours grooming? Cats love to look and feel their best by cleaning themselves often, and their tongues are amazingly effective tools in this process. Scientists have only recently discovered just how incredible the...

Have you taken a look inside your cat’s mouth lately? Around 70% of cats have periodontal disease by age two. Periodontal disease is caused by an excess of plaque build-up on your cat’s teeth and gums. Bacteria in the plaque creates a dangerous situation...

When it comes to feeding a dog with no teeth, thoughtful preparation and patient care are essential. If your dog is missing her teeth, there is no reason why she should have trouble getting enough nutritious food. Various options exist for feeding your toothless dog, and...

Have you noticed a gray, purple, pink, brown, or black tint to one of your dog’s teeth lately? Tooth discoloration in your dog’s mouth can happen for a number of reasons and should be checked out by a veterinary dentist right away.

 

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The number one thing to realize concerning the detection of oral pain in our pets is that both dogs and cats do a great job of hiding their pain. In the face of oral pain, dogs and cats will often continue to eat well and...

Cats are wonderful, furry creatures with a lot of love to share and very unique personalities. Some cats enjoy physical interaction, but others less so. It can provide a challenge to respect boundaries if the feline is prone to overstimulation or if there are underlying...