Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath may provide an early warning sign to a serious health risk, with the potential to damage more than just your pets teeth and gums.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month every February to remind pet owners of the importance of oral health care for pets.
Test your knowledge
How much do you know about your pet's dental health? Take the AVMA Dental Health Quiz
Do you struggle to brush your dog or cat's teeth? Watch this video from Dr. Sheldon Rubin to learn easy, step-by-step instructions on how to teach a dog or cat to accept a daily tooth brushing. He also describes healthy treats, and explains the true risks of periodontal disease in pets.
Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition in cats and dogs even though it's completely preventable. Dr. Cindy Charlier explains what periodontal disease is and how we can prevent our pets from getting it.
Show us your pets' pearly whites! Snap some photos of your pets' beautiful teeth and share them on our Facebook page. Add the hashtag #PetDental. We may even feature your pet's photo on our in-clinic display!
Save 15% of all pet dentals booked during National Pet Dental Health Month.*
* Dental must be booked by 2/28/18 and performed by 3/31/18. All dental patients must have a full physical exam at VVH within 3 months prior to their dental procedure. Discount cannot be combined with other dental promotional offers.