The reality is that about 95% of dogs and cats will need some sort of veterinary treatment or correction as result of dental disease. In other words, the odds are that more than 9 out of 10 dogs and cats will end up at a veterinarian if proper dental care measures are not enforced. However, it is estimated that fewer than 10% of owners brush their pet’s teeth.
The large majority of cases we see at Vet Hospital Port Shepstone present with periodontal disease. Upon evaluation, a veterinarian can assist you with proper dental health measures such as tooth brushing, feeding supportive food and the correct treats, and in severe cases with dental scaling.
For more information on what you can do at home, read our latest dental-health-related articles below