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Do Dogs Need Professional Teeth Cleanings? Yes!

Tweet Maybe you’ve seen a sign for “Teeth cleaning without anesthesia” in your groomer’s shop or on a pet store bulletin board. And you’ve wondered: Would your dog benefit from some quick tartar removal, free from the perceived dangers — and costs — of a professional cleaning under anesthesia at a veterinarian’s office? “Definitely not,” […]
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Veterinary vs Anesthesia-Free Teeth Cleaning

Tweet In honor of Pet Dental Health Month, here’s an article I wrote for Your Dog, the newsletter of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University  (published September 2009) *** Maybe you’ve seen a sign for “Teeth cleaning without anesthesia” in your groomer’s shop or on a pet store bulletin board, and you’ve […]
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Clean my dog’s teeth? Seriously?

Tweet When I first adopted Frankie, I resigned myself to the many things I had to do to keep him healthy and, yes, presentable. Regular checkups, including vaccinations. Keeping his coat from getting matted. Nail trimming to prevent discomfort that can mimic arthritis — and to head off that annoying click click clicking on my […]
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