Your Pets Dental Care

Does your dog need a dental?

The Facts

  • 4 in 5 dogs have some type of dental disease by age 3.
  • 2/3 of a dog’s tooth is under the gum line.
  • Untreated dental disease can spread to your dog’s VITAL ORGANS.

Teeth To-Do's

BRUSH
BRUSH at least 3 times a week
EXAMINE
Teeth and gums weekly
PROVIDE
Vet-approved chew toys
SCHEDULE
A professional cleaning

Dental Do's & Don'ts

Dental care for your pet isn’t just about fresh breath and a sparkling smile.
Do – Take advantage of food, treats & toys
Look for specially formulated food & treats for dental care. Invest in chew toys of high quality! Chewing is natural instinct for your pets and can help to remove tartar from their teeth.
Don't - Ignore the signs
Consult one of our veterinarians if you are worried about your pet’s oral health.
Do - Check your pet’s mouth weekly
Signs of trouble? Red, white or swollen gums, Brownish tartar on teeth, Strong breath, Excessive drooling, Loose teeth & Mouth ulsters
Don’t – Avoid brushing your pet’s teeth!
For best results, get your pet used to brushing their teeth at an early stage and it will soon become part of your pets routine.

Are you unsure?

Don't hesitate to ask your veterinarian while in your checkup, they can't take a quick look at them and advise you on the best treatment if necessary. Dental work is all carried out in our Arklow practice. Please don't hesitate to contact us on 0402 33744 (Arklow) or book an appointment through our online form.