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.

Dogs and Arthritis

Arthritis in dogs is one of the most common conditions that we treat. Generally older and larger breed dogs are the most affected. Signs of arthritis can range from subtle changes such as increased sleeping to obvious lameness or trouble getting upstairs or into the vehicle. It is important to note that many owners think that the increased sleeping is due to age and do not realize it is due to pain. Pain from arthritis can range from mild to severe. Some arthritic pain is classed at a higher pain level than
Tagged as: Old Age, Dogs, Arthritis, Lame
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