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23 June 2010

Caring for your pet's teeth

It is time to brush up on how to care for your pet's teeth and gums to ensure their ongoing good health and well-being.

It is time to brush up on how to care for your pet's teeth and gums to ensure their ongoing good health and well-being.

"You can clean your pet's teeth by brushing or by feeding specially formulated foods which clean the animal's teeth as it eats. These foods are convenient and effective, and have been proven to combat plaque and tartar build-up," says Fyvie.

  • Bad breath
  • Red and swollen gums
  • A yellow brown crust of tartar around the gum line
  • Pain or bleeding when you touch the gums or mouth
  • A change in eating or chewing habits
  • Pawing at the face or mouth
  • Listlessness

 
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