The mighty mouth is something we take for granted with our pets. It does its purpose, after all. But did you know there are many aspects of overall health that are directly related to good dental health? That’s right! From heart health to preventing kidney disease, the mouth plays a key role in your pet’s wellness and longevity, not to mention quality of life.
Most pet owners, however, don’t often ask questions about pet dental health, which can sometimes be a disservice to their furry loved one. In an attempt to shine a light on dental care, Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital offers a few pet dental questions every responsible pet owner should ask.
While you may be accustomed to heading into your dentist’s office and saying “Ahhhh” for the procedure, in the veterinary world dental anesthesia for pets is the standard of care. Learn why your trusted team at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital thinks dental anesthesia for pets is essential and what we are doing to make it safer than ever.
Making New Year’s resolutions seem to be the mandatory conclusion to every year – a way of embarking on the right path and preparing for a better and healthier year ahead. Things like losing weight, getting more exercise, and quitting bad habits seem to top the list. No wonder we may become lackluster about these tasks as the weeks roll by.
However, resolutions don’t have to be a drag. In fact, they can be fun when you add your pet to the mix. New Year’s resolutions for you and your pet can help you stay motivated and feeling good about the choices you make because they also affect your furry companion. Better yet they can start any time!
Here are a few 2018 resolutions that could really make the year an amazing one – for two- and four-legged friends alike! Continue…
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you’re probably wondering what to give your pet to express your appreciation for them.
At Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital, we know how much you love your pet, which is why we’ve come up with a list of our favorite ways to show our four-legged friends just how much we treasure them each and every day!
5 Ways to Love Your Pet
Giving gifts to our loved ones is a universal way of showing that you care. Why not extend the same kindness to your pet? Consider the following thoughtful gifts: Continue…
Despite the fact that most of us tend to our oral hygiene daily and see our dentist for cleanings and exams, not much thought is given to dental care for our pets. The idea of brushing a dog or cat’s teeth may seem daunting to many of us, but neglecting our pets’ oral health can lead to serious consequences down the line.
Professional dental care is an essential step in your furry loved one’s wellness plan. Your team at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital wants to make sure you know what is involved in a pet dental exam and why it is so important for your pet’s health.