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.

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