Tag Archives: periodontal disease

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

While we try to emphasize the importance of pet dental health throughout the year, February gives us an opportunity to highlight specific aspects of dental assessment, treatment and preventative care. Good oral health is more than just a pretty smile. Poor … Continue reading

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Assessing and Treating Your Pet’s Oral Health

Here at Bothell Pet Hospital, we have a passion for practicing good veterinary medicine and a true desire to advance our dental skills. Recently our technicians attended a dental seminar at the Animal Dental Training Center in Baltimore focused on … Continue reading

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Why Does My Dog or Cat Have Bad Breath?

Bad breath is not normal, and it is not just “something you have to put up” with if you have a pet. Bad breath is usually a sign of oral disease—approximately 70-80% of pets have signs of oral disease by … Continue reading

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4 Easy Steps to Home Dental Care for your Cat or Dog

Did you know that poor dental health in your dog or cat can lead to more serious problems, including hidden infections, diseases of the heart, liver or kidneys, and even diabetes?  It all starts when bacteria from food remains in … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary – Feline Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the number one health problems in cats and dogs. In fact, by the age of two, it is estimated that 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some degree of periodontal disease. Untreated periodontal … Continue reading

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