Pet Dental Care: Healthy Smiles for a Healthy New Year

Strong teeth, dog dental hygieneVery few of us would ever question the necessity of dental care. From tooth brushing to visits to the dentist, we know how essential oral health is to overall health. The same is true for our animal companions.

Pet dental care is an area of health often overlooked in our canine and feline friends. This is why more than two-thirds of all household cats and dogs have some form of dental disease by the age of 2-3.

The beginning of a new year is a great time to begin healthier habits – and dental care is a good place to start!

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Ring in the New Year with Our Top New Year’s Resolutions for Pets

Dog with macaroonsThe beginning of a new year often signals a fresh start for those of us needing a change in our habits or routines. Here at Carriage Hills Animal Hospital, we believe that pets should be included in this yearly ritual of self-improvement. What better time to commit to changing your pet’s health and wellness routines for the better than the start of 2017?

If the idea of coming up with New Year’s resolutions for pets is new to you, we have you covered. Check out our simple and effective ideas for making a positive change in your pet’s health and wellness this year.

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Time to Reflect on Our Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of the Year

Woodland River with DogWe just finished making the final lists of the year (and crossing off the things we accomplished; well done, us!), but before we move ahead to the brighter days of 2017, it’s time to make one more. No, we’re not talking about the grocery list, things to do, people to call, or bills to pay. Instead, we enjoy looking at – and, yes, listing – the Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of the last 12 months.

From behavioral queries to highly-specific medical conditions, lifecycle challenges to seasonal issues, our veterinary staff not only sought to provide pertinent pet care information, but address it in a timely fashion. To that end, it’s our hope that our blogs reach you when you need them – or help appropriately prepare for the future.

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