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  1. Dog maintenance?

    Dog Health
    So I'm kind of a new dog owner. I've had one for 3 years and one for 2, but these are my first dogs ever. I've been taking them in for annual exams and they're totally up to date on shots. I recently had a full blood panel done and was basically horrified when I got the bill. Their teeth...
  2. My brave girl

    Dog Health
    Misha had 22 teeth removed today :( I wish her previous owner had taken better care of her teeth, and that she didn't have to go through this. I hope she feels better soon.
  3. Should i be doing stuff to keep her teeth clean?

    General Dog Discussion
    A few people have told me what nice clean teeth Cinders has. She's not yet 2 so its likely just that she's still young. Looking back now we probably should have thought about our dogs dental health - i remember my childhood dog having to loose some teeth as she got old. I'd love to keep Cinders'...
  4. Dog toys are destroying my dogs teeth

    Dog Health
    Today me and Blackjack went to the vet for his boooster jabs and his annual checkup and the vet noticed that his canines were showing signs of wear, I regularly check his teeth but i hadn't noticed this until the vet pointed it out to me. Obviously its in its early stages but we want to stop it...
  5. Dog with heart disease getting a sedated dental cleaning?

    Dog Health
    I have a little 8 year old Chihuahua who has the beginning stages of heart disease. She has a grade 2 heart murmur and a bit of plaque on one of her valves. She has had it for at least a year (maybe 2-3 years) and has no symptoms and is not on any medication. She has quite a bit of tartar...
  6. Is a dental cleaning worth the risk?

    Dog Health
    I know this is long, but please read! I really need lots of opinions. Thank you. My chihuahua needed a teeth cleaning last year so we scheduled an appointment in November. But then 2 weeks before the cleaning appointment, she had a bad episode of neck and back pain (it never happened before and...
  7. Abnormal lab work results in Italian Greyhound

    Dog Health
    Howdy! My 8 year old Italian Greyhound, Daisy, went to the vet today to get her annual and had pre-dental blood work done while she was there. When it was over, the vet came out, said everything looked fine, and gave me a copy of the results. I, of course, took them home, started looking it...
  8. Who Brushes their dog's teeth?

    Dog Health
    I'd be interested to hear what other dog owners do regarding keeping their pet's teeth clean. You can get special toothbrushes for dogs and dog toothpaste too. has anyone ever had problems with canine teeth (not from a bite!) ?
  9. Ten Ways to Improve your Dog's Health list

    Dog Health
    This list has got lots of good things you can do for your dog. I'm sure everyone here has their dogs chipped and their dogs are regularly walked :) 2012 New Years Resolutions for Pets - VioVet.co.uk A lot of people forget about strapping their dogs in the car!
  10. Veterinary dental treatments for all dogs

    Dog Health
    I just wanted to share with you few information about it. :) Veterinary dental treatments are important. If the dental structures are not being looked carefully, there are more chances for the development of periodontal diseases in dogs. There are many advanced systems that deal with dental...
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