Pet Tooth Brushing: Tips and Tools of the Trade

When it comes to your pet’s health, one of the most important tasks you can perform is regular tooth brushing. While it may not rank as one of your favorite activities, pet dental care is essential to overall health and well-being and offers  numerous benefits, including a longer lifespan.

In a previous blog, we discussed the signs of periodontal disease and the harm it can cause when left untreated. Yet, while many pet owners are concerned about oral health, there’s still trepidation when it comes to pet tooth brushing.

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Pet Dental Health: Getting To The Root Of The Matter

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Most pet owners understand, and are happy to provide, the basic principles of pet wellness: proper nutrition, shelter from the elements, exercise, and lots of love. Although we strive to take good care of our pets, one facet of pet health is often overlooked: dental care.

You wouldn’t go days, weeks, or years without brushing your teeth or visiting the dentist (hopefully), yet most of us don’t give much thought to our pet’s teeth and the care they need. Unfortunately, this common oversight can have significant impacts on our pets’ overall health and wellness. Continue…