It can be easy to forget about your pet’s dental hygiene. After all, your pets don’t come with you to your regularly scheduled teeth cleanings. But it is very important to stay on top of your pet’s dental hygiene to be sure they live a long and healthy life.
Why Is Your Pet’s Dental Hygiene Important?
Just like humans, if pets are left with bacteria in their mouths, it can enter their bloodstream and affect the heart, liver, and kidneys. Some veterinarians report that a very high percentage of people’s pets are facing some negative effects from poor dental hygiene. The good news is that it is very preventable with regular scheduled cleanings and checkups.
If you have never scheduled your pet for a teeth cleaning, don’t stress – you still have time! It’s better that you learned about this later rather than never. Pets don’t have the same ability as humans to communicate with us if their teeth or gums hurt. A regular dental check-up will give you the peace of mind that your pet’s dental health is okay and he is feeling great. Continue reading “Why Your Pet’s Dental Hygiene is Important”