Dental Care for Pets

Dental Care


Happy Animal Health month, CHS Supporters!

This month on the blog, we are celebrating all things animal health, so if you have a question you would like to see answered, please share it with us on our Facebook page and you might see your topic featured on a future blog!’

Today on the blog, we are answering some of the most popular questions about dental care for pets!

Do all pets need dental care?

If your pet has teeth then dental care is an important contributor to overall health! Dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and even small critters like hamsters and gerbils should have their chompers inspected regularly as a part of an overall health check-up by their veterinarian.

The exact type and amount of dental care needed by your pet will vary depending on your pet’s age and individual differences in mouth health, but your pet’s veterinarian will be the best person to advise you on how frequently your pet will need some attention for their pearly whites. (more…)

Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Owner of Neglected Dog

February 12, 2016

Calgary, AB — Immediate Release

(Warning: May contain graphic images.)

On Monday, February 8, 2016, a brown and white female dog resembling a Basenji or Bull Terrier type was found running at large in the area of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha school in the community of Abbeydale (1005 Abbotsford Dr. NE). This dog has multiple large masses on her hind end and is in need of surgical intervention.

Brad Nichols, Senior Manager, Animal Cruelty Investigations said, “The condition of this dog is concerning. We need to identify this dog so we can talk to the owner(s) and get a medical history. We encourage the owner(s) to come forward. Anyone who recognizes this dog is asked to report the identity of the owner or the address of residence to Calgary Humane Society by calling (403) 205-4455.”

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