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Dentistry for your Dog: Why Now and Not Later

 

Dental, or periodontal disease, increases gradually, almost imperceptibly, in our pet dogs. In small breeds, it may take two years to become a significant problem; in larger breeds or when dental hygiene is practiced at home, it may take years longer. 198 more words

Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats

In the wild, cats and dogs tend not to show pain or they will be hunted for being weak.  Cats may hide when they are not feeling well, making it difficult to determine any odd behavior.  283 more words

Pets

Tooth Extraction Prior to Cardiac Surgery May Not Be a Good Idea

People with an infected or abscessed tooth are at elevated risk for cardiovascular disease. They are at particular risk for developing a serious infection during surgery, including endocarditis, a potentially life-threatening infection of the heart. 62 more words

Interventional Cardiology & Surgery

Pet Health Scare; Why Skipping the Vet is a Bad Idea

Thinking about skipping a visit to the vet to save some cash? You’d better think again! New statistics show pets are getting sicker simply because their owners are skimping on basic medical care. 590 more words

Health

Expert Tips For Detecting Dental Disease In Your Pet

STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Dr. Liz Hanson, a veterinarian at Corona Del Mar Animal Hospital, appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning with tips on keeping your pet’s mouth healthy and fresh smelling. 56 more words

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