Posts from February, 2014
While many are surprised to learn that mammary cancer affects our pets, it’s actually a very common problem. In fact, breast cancer is more commonly found in pets than in people. Statistically, one in four intact (not spayed) female dogs will develop a mammary tumor, and it is the third most common cancer for cats.
Approximately 50% of mammary tumors in dogs and about 90% of mammary tumors in cats fall into the malignant category. Malignant tumors are what we think of as the “bad” kind of tumor. Malignant tumors are invasive and may spread to other organs, and are usually very aggressive.
No pet owner wants their beloved pet to experience this disease. Learn what you need to know about breast cancer and your pet so that you can help your pet stay healthy. Continue…
While providing your pet with regular dental care can certainly reduce bad breath (which can be an early warning sign of dental disease) and brighten your pet’s smile, these benefits pale in comparison to the long-lasting advantages good oral hygiene can have on your pet’s overall systemic health and longevity.
Without regular dental care, you pet is at a greater risk for a number of issues that can and will affect your pet’s overall wellbeing.
Here are some examples of why dental care matters to pets: Continue…
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