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Dental Care for your Dog

Oral health is essential for our dogs - just like it is for humans! Four out of five dogs and cats over the age of 3 have some form of dental disease. “Many pets suffer in silence with periodontal disease. Dogs are great at hiding pain and generally have a strong appetite drive. They can eat whilst avoiding a painful place in their mouth and give the impression they are healthy,” said Veterinarian Dr Tony Gestier. “It’s common for periodontal disease to be picked up at later stages when pain and symptoms become apparent to the owner. Unfortunately, at this point veterinary treatment and even surgery may have become necessary and it’s clear the dog has been in considerable discomfort...

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Introducing your dog to new pets

Do you have a dog and thinking of getting another pet? Keeping multiple pets – in particular a different species – can be an enriching experience for you and your dog. But it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. There’s no guarantee your pets will get along.

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