As a pet owner, you want your pet to be as healthy and happy as possible. You would do anything to keep your pet healthy, including taking them to the vet for checkups, exams, and vaccinations. But one of the things that is often neglected is the pet’s oral health. It is very important that you care for your pet’s teeth appropriately and get a dental exam for your pet at least once per year.
Oral Health is Digestive Health
Your pet needs to be able to eat and chew effectively in order to be healthy. If your pet has dental issues, they may not be able to bite and chew as effectively as before. This can cause problems with their appetite as well as their digestive system. It is important that you are feeding your pet food that they are able to comfortably chew. Seeing your vet is a good idea to both get treatment and food recommendations. Continue reading “The Importance of Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth”