Mosman Vet Blog

 

Dental disease is one of the most common problems affecting our pets, with recent data suggesting 85% of pets over the age of 3 years have some degree of periodontal disease – no surprise really given that our furry friends do not brush their teeth! Not only does dental disease cause bad breath, pain, loss of teeth and poor appetite, it can also contribute to heart disease and kidney disease which explains why Vets take dental health so seriously. All pets should have their teeth examined every year at their general health check. 

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Canine arthritis is a common, debilitating problem for many dogs. Treatment and management can be complex and confusing for pet owners because there are so many options and products on the market. Below are some of the best management techniques and treatments available.

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With the Easter school holidays now over & many dogs returning from their own holiday at the boarding kennels, it is a good time to keep an eye out for any signs of canine cough.....

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A “senior” pet refers to dogs and cats over the age of 7 years. This is approximately equivalent to the human age of 50 years. Unfortunately for all of us, aging itself involves damage and loss of function that occurs over time to all cells of the body......

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Most pet owners are aware that dogs and cats can be affected by intestinal worms, however many owners are not aware that several species of canine and feline intestinal worms are actually Zoonotic - meaning they can be transmitted to people. Read our latest blog to find out if your pet (and family!) are at risk, and what simple steps can be taken to keep them safe......

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