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Top Reasons to Prioritize Vet Care this Year

The holidays are over at last, and we hope your family pets found lots of great treats and chew toys in their stockings this year! Now that we’ve rung in the new year, it’s a good time to start looking ahead to walks around the neighborhood, visits to the dog park, and playing fetch. But while you’re looking ahead and planning for all of that warm-weather fun, it’s a good idea to keep your pet’s good health in mind.

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Start the Year Right With this Annual Pet Care Checklist

Our furry family members are a bright spot in our lives. Whether they’re hanging out with you on your favorite chair or accompanying you on a walk around the block, having our pet pals around makes everything better. As pet owners, take the job of caring for them seriously. We want to do everything we can to make their lives healthier and happier.

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Caring for Your Cat’s Oral Health

As cat owners, we appreciate everything our cats add to our lives between all of the kitten cuddles and feline fun they give us every day. That’s why keeping our cats as healthy as possible stays at the top of our to-do list. Most cat owners work hard to make sure their beloved purr pals get the best food available, regular check-ups, and plenty of attention. But many cat owners don’t realize they’re overlooking something important: their cat’s dental health.

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Caring for Your Dog’s Teeth

Everyone knows that practicing good dental hygiene is fundamental to our dental health. For humans, that means brushing twice daily and flossing at least once. Just like humans, our canine pals can get cavities and dental problems. Dogs’ ancestors gnawed on bones, which cleaned their teeth and helped protect them from dental problems.

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Top Doggie Dental Tips for Keeping Man’s Best Friend Healthy

Your dog’s mouth is as important to how she perceives the world as your hands are to you. Whether she’s using her teeth to dig into a steak bone or find the perfect stick for playing fetch, her mouth helps her interpret the world around her. That’s why it’s incredibly important to keep her teeth and gums healthy through regular dental maintenance. Humans visit the dentist regularly, so why shouldn’t your beloved pets?

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental health is vital to your pet’s overall health and well-being. Dental problems can lead to other health problems or be caused by medical conditions your pet may be experiencing. A Normandale Veterinarian can examine your dog’s or cat’s teeth to identify any issues and provide the appropriate dental treatment.

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4 Signs Your Cat Has Dental Disease

Dental disease is a very common occurrence among adult cats. Even though this condition is preventable, unfortunately, most pet owners do not recognize the signs until it’s too late. As bacteria in the mouth form plaque, it begins to stick to the surface of your cat’s teeth. The problem arises when plaque and tartar begin to build beneath the gum line.

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Get Your Pet's Teeth Cleaned For Better Health

Poor dental hygiene can lead to serious health problems for your pet if left unattended. As an owner, you have a role in keeping your pet’s teeth clean year round. For a professional cleaning, bring your pet to Normandale Veterinary Hospital. Our professionals are able to spot potential oral problems before they arise and take preventative measures, saving you money, and your pet distress in the long run.

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January is the Perfect time for Your Pet’s Annual Physical Examination

What’s the most important thing you can do for your pet in 2018? Bring them to Normandale Vet Hospital for an annual check-up. Even if your pet seems healthy, a Normandale veterinarian performing a physical exam will help us discover any potential illnesses or diseases early on. If we find any health conditions that could cause problems, we can discuss preventative measures you can take to help your pet or treatment options if needed. January is the perfect time for your pet’s annual physical examination. It’s a great way to start off the year.

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What Happens During a Dog's Teeth Cleaning Appointment?

Getting your dog’s teeth cleaned may seem more like an inconvenience than a necessity, but the treatment is important for your pet’s hygiene and continued well-being. The procedure differs from the one you experience at the dentist, because your pet is typically given anesthesia. The teeth cleaning process is relatively straightforward, but there are important steps to know, so you’re comfortable with the process.

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