Dental Health in Pocket Pets

Until March 15th of this year we are focused on Dental Health at Moncton Animal Clinic. There are a variety of products and food available for dogs and cats that will help to keep their teeth clean and prevent diseases from developing such as kidney or heart disease. There are other animals that also need […]

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Cat Dental Resorption or FORL Disease

The average age for indoor cats is now 15 years! How amazing is that? Just ten years ago, our kitties were only living to 9 (years, not just lives).  Since these little furry family members are living longer with us, we are seeing more and more age-related diseases. We are getting more cases of arthritis, […]

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How to Prevent Dental Disease in Dogs

Brushing The best prevention is brushing every day. Brushing should be introduced at an early age and made to be a fun experience. If a pet already has the beginnings of dental disease when brushing is introduced, then the swollen and bleeding gums will create a painful and negative experience. If a pet is older, […]

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Dental Care for Dogs

When a pet’s teeth become diseased, all the brushing and diets and additives in the world cannot remove the hard tartar that has accumulated. Just like us, a dental scaling and polishing must be done to remove the accumulated tartar to start fresh. Unfortunately, to clean teeth safely, completely and efficiently, all pets (and some […]

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Medical Mews: Oakley’s Oxalates or Canine Bladder Stones

Oakley* is a 6 year old purebred Bichon whose owners noticed he was really uncomfortable and had difficulty peeing. He was brought in to the Moncton Clinic, where Dr. Duerr discovered Oakley had Bladder Stones. Bladder and kidney stones come in multiple different types; the most common two types are Struvite and Calcium Oxalate. Oakley […]

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