Do you find that you recoil from your pup when they come in for a cuddle, or apologize to guests for the smell? Bad breathe is quite common in our canine companions—especially as they grow older—and can be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.
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Oral health issues can be uncomfortable for our feline friends, just like they are in people. Tooth and general mouth pain may even be severe enough to stop your cat from eating properly! Here, our Apple Valley veterinarians share some ways for you to help keep your cat's mouth clean, healthy and happy throughout their life.
Your dog's oral health, in addition to their overall health and well-being, can be seriously impacted by periodontal disease. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain this disease and its symptoms, treatments and causes. Additionally, our vets provide some tips on how to prevent dental health issues.
Laryngitis in your cat, like in people, means that your pet has lost their voice. In cats, this condition is caused by an inflammation of their throat and vocal cords and, most often, is a symptom of an underlying condition. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain what you need to know about cat laryngitis, including: how to identify it, what may be causing it and its treatments.
Your dog's dental care is a critical part of not only their oral health but their general well-being too. Many dogs, however, don't actually get the dental care they need to stay as healthy as possible. Here, our Apple Valley veterinary team guides you through 5 of the reasons dog dental care is so important.
Tooth decay and gum disease are just as much issues for dogs as they are for people. Because of this, caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Here, our Apple Valley vets share some advice on how to maintain your dog's oral health, both professionally and at home.
Our Apple Valley vets know that making the decision to have your dog neutered or spayed can be an emotional one for pet owners. But, it's important to remember that these surgeries are relatively routine for your vet and quite easy for your pup to recovery from.
If you've recently adopted a new cat or kitten, you may be wondering when the right time is to have your feline friend fixed. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain why having your cat neutered or spayed is beneficial for both you pet and your community.
If are are preparing to have your female cat or dog spayed, you might be wondering whether or not you should search out a vet who performs laser spaying. Here, our Apple Valley vets share more about traditional spay techniques versus laser spaying.
Having your pup spayed or neutered prevents unwanted pregnancies and litters and also curbs undesirable behaviors. These procedures can even reduce the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Here, our Apple Valley vets walk you through what you need to know about having your puppy undergo one of these procedures.