Just like humans, pets can suffer from tooth and mouth decay. They can develop painful cavities and experience broken teeth, bad breath, and infections that compromise their health and leave them in pain. Part of responsible pet ownership involves ensuring your cat or dog gets the proper veterinarian attention. This attention can include regular vet dental care to protect the health of your pet's teeth and mouth. Regular Cleanings Vet dental care often begins with a thorough cleaning of your pet's teeth. [Read More]
Is Your Cat Suffering From Tooth Resorption?
If your cat is drooling or showing signs of pain when eating, you may want to get them checked out by a veterinarian for dental issues. Just like humans, cats can develop issues like gingivitis and cavities. A common dental issue that cats can develop is tooth resorption. Read on to learn more about this issue and how to treat it. What Is Tooth Resorption? Tooth resorption—sometimes known as feline oral resorptive lesions (FORL)—is a condition where cells called odontoclasts disintegrate the tooth's dentin layer. [Read More]
What To Expect From Vet Assistant Training Courses
Do you love animals and are interested in becoming a veterinarian's assistant? Becoming a veterinarian's assistant is one of the most rewarding professions you can undertake. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should go ahead and pursue this program it may be because you are unsure of what to expect when you sign up for your courses to become a veterinarian's assistant. If you're wondering what you will learn during your course, here is a closer look at what you can expect. [Read More]
Dental Problems: Does Your Pet Need To Go To The Pet Clinic?
All animals, just like their owners, run into dental problems from time to time. Your pets may need to go to the pet clinic periodically to have their teeth cleaned, along with their regular pet care needs. Your pet is unable to tell you if they have an abscessed tooth or other dental pain, but they will show you in a variety of ways. Here are signs your pet needs to go to the pet clinic for some dental issues. [Read More]