April 21, 2019
It’s important to keep on top of your dog’s dental health to avoid gum disease, which can lead to bad breath, pain and loose teeth.
Infections can even spread to the heart, liver, kidney or lungs – so it’s worth knowing what to look out for to catch it early. Book a dental check-up and, while you’re there, you can find out about the other services we offer to help you keep your dog in tip-top condition.
The vets at Barons Court Vets in Barons Court will examine your dog’s mouth and teeth during the annual check-up and vaccination appointment, but you should check them every few weeks too – a year is a long time with toothache.
Here’s what to look for:
If you’re in any doubt, just give us a call or pop into Barons Court Vets and make an appointment – one of our nurses will be happy to show you what you are looking for, and how to examine your dog’s teeth without risking being bitten.
The main ways you can prevent a build-up of plaque on your dog’s teeth are: