Pet Of The Month

Here is our March Pet of the Month! Meet Tuna
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Dental Disease

Dental disease is the most commonly diagnosed disease in cats and dogs. The difficulty is that our pets do not show signs of dental disease the majority of the time. They can have advanced disease and continue to eat well and act normally. But in fact it is a disease that causes pain and infection which can go unnoticed for years. If pets do show signs of dental disease they may have bad breath, tartar buildup, changes in eating or chewing habits, pawing at the face and red inflamed gums.

Cats Get Arthritis Too

You may be surprised to know that the majority of cats over the age of 12 years have some degree of arthritis and many cats have quite advanced arthritis by the time they reach their senior years. Arthritis involves a gradual deterioration of articular cartilage within the joints. This gradual deterioration causes secondary inflammation. This is a painful process and cats act completely different from dogs when reacting to pain. They often only give subtle clues that they are painful. Signs of pain from a
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