This week on Ireland AM, we discussed pet dental health, the reasons why you should care for your pets' teeth as thoroughly as you look after your own. You can watch the video below.
Canine orthodontics: what to do if your dog has crooked teeth. Podcast on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Orthodontics is the science of correcting dental malocclusions i. e. abnormal alignment of the teeth.
How can you tell if your pet has toothache? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast discussing toothache in pets, click on the play button at the foot of this pageToothache in petsToothache is far more rare in animals than in humans.
The importance of a home dental care routine for pets: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast click on the link at the foot of this page.
What's with Kiko's bow tie?I'm not into dressing pets up in exotic costumes, but when Hiro and Wolf sent me a bow tie collar for Kiko, it did make her look smart.
Jenny has two Cocker Spaniels. When one of the dogs - Henry - developed halitosis recently, Jenny's first thought was that it was her own fault.
Pete demonstrated tooth brushing and dental chews on Ireland AM Here’s the remarkable fact: 80% of pets over the age of three suffer from some degree of dental disease, yet 90% of owners believe ..
When Carlus and his fiancée went on holidays, they left Buster with a friend. This usually works well although Buster is prone to pining.
Useful resources for dental care in pets | Vet Help Direct
Dental care in pets is one of the more neglected aspects of pet ownership, often because people just don't know the right thing to do.
James has owned Ruby since she was a pup, and she’s been a healthy little dog, with no need to visit the vet.
When I examined their mouths, I could see that they were both suffering from the classical dental problem that commonly affects both dogs and humans: periodontal disease.
Ginger lives the life of a typical modern Irish cat. He lives in a suburban house, and is fed on tinned food, supplemented by his own hunting expeditions.
Mia is adored by Meaghan and her family, but last week, something happened that upset the close relationship between humans and dog: Mia developed foul smelling breath.
Pet dentistry: are vets more interested in the health of their patients or the profit in their pockets? | Vet Help Direct
I've written another article on the subject of the type of daily challenge faced by vets when it comes to charging fees for looking after pets.
Jasper has always been a healthy cat. I see him every April for his booster vaccination, and I always enjoy his distinctive Siamese personality.
On Ireland AM this week, we discussed the fact that this November is Pedigree Pet Dental Care Month.
Sheila visited Sharpes Hill Animal Sanctuary in County Wicklow shortly after reading a book about the First World War, featuring a soldier called Pasha.
If you'd like a free copy of the pet dental care information booklet that I've helped to draft, please send an email to DentalCareMonth@edelman.