*** Picasso the dog finds Internet fame: ‘He’s perfectly imperfect’ Picasso and his brother, Pablo, both 10 months old and believed to be a mix of pitbull and corgi, were dumped at a Southern California shelter two months ago. Both were on the list for euthanizing when Liesl Wilhardt, founder of Eugene’s Luvable Dog Rescue, stepped in.
*** Damaging ingredients in pet food: Things to look out for from top animal nutritionist Here are some things pet owners should avoid when buying food for their pets.
– Antioxidants, Ash , Bones, Allergies, Labelling and ingredients. Read more
*** Pet Q&A: Dogs and broken teethFractures fall into two categories. The first is uncomplicated crown fractures that usually occur when the wear is more gradual. This type of fracture does not extend into the pulp (nerve and blood vessels inside the tooth). It may cause sensitivity but is not overtly painful. Read more
*** Pet Peeves: Is your pet hiding a toothache?Pets eat right through the pain and, for the most part, don’t complain. (At best, you may notice your pet mouthing toys less.) As a survival mechanism, animals are hardwired to hide any weaknesses.read more
*** Can your dog brush his own teeth? Yeah, this one’s on you! The act of gently brushing is the best way to get off plaque but if your pet won’t cooperate try dental gel or foam that simply sits on the teeth. It will help.
*** Fuzzy Wants Pet Owners to Brush Up on Pet Dental Health! Fuzzy gathered thousands of opinions and attitudes from pet owners regarding their pet’s dental care. They found the following:
48% of dog parents do not brush their dog’s teeth
88% of dog parents give their dog’s special dental treats, but 43% aren’t sure of the actual benefits of dental chews.
Only 50% of dog parents believe that dental disease causes their pet pain, with 28% unsure and 22% saying it does not cause pain.Read more
*** How to Prevent Tooth Troubles at Every Stage of Your Dog’s LifeFrom too many teeth in puppies to abscessed teeth in seniors, we take you through the dental risks your dog faces and how to reduce them. Read more
*** Dog can’t stop smiling after finding dentures while digging in the garden.
He added: ‘An elderly couple owned this house before me, and I think maybe it was theirs.‘They may have changed their dentures and buried this one in the backyard. There’s no other explanation, because I know it’s not ours.’ Read more
*** Your dog, cat need regular dental checkups too Periodontal disease is one of the most common clinical conditions in cats and dogs, however steps can be taken to prevent or slow down disease progression.
Around 80 per cent of dogs and 70 per cent of cats suffer from some form of periodontal disease by the age of 2. Read more
*** Fresh breath and straight teeth… from your veterinarian? Did you know? More than 80% of our pets will have some sort of dental disease before the time that they are three years old. But, even if your pet appears to have a healthy mouth, there is still a good chance that dental disease exists. Read more
*** Dog Digs Out And Wears False Teeth In What’s The Most Hilarious Smile We’ve Seen
There are some pretty crazy things happening with pets lately. Let’s not forget the dog who landed a job at a gas station in Brazil after being abandoned. And there was also the woman who buried the wrong cat. But sometimes we need these stories because the world is crazy enough as it is, so let’s add this dog named Pandora to the list. Read more
*** Rescue dog’s teeth chatter in excitement for game of catch.Chattering teeth exposed a rescue dog’s uncontrollable excitement at the opportunity to play a game of catch with her owner.Read more