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Enjoy kisses, don’t run away from bad breath
Bad breath, or halitosis, is often the first sign of dental disease pet owners notice. It could also be a sign of a larger disease. If your pet has persistently bad breath, don’t wait for it to get worse. Get it checked out by...Read More »
What is a Vet Tech?
Thank a Vet Tech? What for? Well, to work as a registered veterinary technologist in Alberta, professionals must graduate from a Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, or CVMA, approved post-secondary program and successfully pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam, or VTNE. Students enrolled in...Read More »
Equally important to annual dental exams is home dental care, including brushing your pet’s teeth every day, if possible. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recommends this technique for both younger and older animals, although it’s easier to start brushing when your pet is young.
To introduce a fearful Fido or...Read More »
It has always been commonly believed that each year of a dog’s life is equivalent to seven in human years. However, this isn’t exactly accurate, since a one-year-old dog can give birth, whereas a seven-year-old child cannot. And how would you explain the world’s oldest living dog on record making...Read More »