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cat gum disease - cats mouth with periodontal disease

Periodontal disease (gum disease) affects up to 80% of dogs and cats aged two years and older. There are also subsets of oral disease that can affect the young or juvenile feline patient. One of these conditions is called juvenile onset periodontitis.


cat tooth pain - cat grooming

Dental disease is one of the most common, if not the most common, health issue that occurs in cats. A healthy oral cavity in cats is very important for their digestive health and quality of life. Cats use their mouth for grooming, hunting, and eating. Our felines can spend anywhere from 10-15% of their time grooming themselves. 

Canine Papilloma Virus - dog mouth warts

Papilloma Virus, also known as the wart virus, causes papillomas or small, benign tumors in different species. It’s important to note that Canine Papilloma Virus (CPV)  is specific to dogs and is not transmissible to humans. CPV occurs most commonly in young dogs whose immune system is not fully developed. 


veterinary dentistry castle pines

I have lived in the Douglas County, Colorado area for most of my adult life. After beginning my career in veterinary dentistry at Animal Care Centers of Castle Pines, I started looking for fun local activities for our family and two dogs. Castle Pines and Castle Rock are two of the largest communities in Douglas County and have some of the best dog-friendly activities in all of Colorado.

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