Does My Pet Need a Dental Check-Up?

You may have noticed that your pooch his having a hard time chewing his favourite toy, or your feline friend has been pawing at her mouth lately. These could be signs that something isn’t right with your furry friend and a dental check-up is a good place to start. Regular dental check-ups are a great way to be proactive with your pet’s health and give them the best quality of life possible. We recommend having your pet’s teeth examined every year. Here are some signs that your pet may be having oral health issues:

  • Their breath is consistently bad
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Rubbing or pawing at their mouth
  • Having a tough time eating food or chewing their toys
  • Tartar is visible on their teeth
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Loss of appetite or weight loss
  • Drooling

Please contact us to schedule your pet for their annual dental exam, our team can suggest the best ways to keep your pet’s oral health in check.

Written by: 4 Paws 24-Hour Veterinary Hospital