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Dental Season by Dr. Chris Hamilton

Although less than was once felt some people still feel pets don’t need dental care or that they just don’t have the problems people do. This is not the case. Dogs and cats develop almost all the same problems as people do. They will get plaque if the teeth are not cleaned. This can then […]

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Dental Health Awareness Months!

We are well into our Dental Health Focus months! What does this mean for your family? All sorts of opportunities for dental health education and FREE STUFF! Our focus will be on promoting oral care and prevention of dental disease. Here are a few of the exciting things happening for you and your pet during […]

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5 Simple Steps to Brushing your Dogs Teeth

Does your dog give you a hard time when you are trying to brush his teeth? Here are some tips from the Clappison Animal Hospital team! Start by handling the snout area of your dog for a few seconds every day. Praise your dog at the end of each session. Introduce a pet toothpaste by […]

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Fun Pet Dental Facts for Dental Month

February and March are Dental Health months for your furry friends! Here are some cool facts that you may not know: Dental disease is the most common clinical condition among our pets 80 % of dogs and 70 % of cats have dental disease by 3 years of age 1 in 3 pet owners think […]

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Diets and Dog’s Hearts

Recently there has been a suggestion of a link with some dogs developing heart disease while eating some foods.  That’s a lot of variables at play. So let’s look at what we do know.

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