Roscoe Village Animal Hospital’s veterinarians serves the medical and dental needs of animals in Chicago’s Lakeview, Lincoln Park, North Center, Wicker Park, Uptown , West Loop, Logan Square and Bucktown neighborhoods.
Routine Dental Care Today I wanted to touch on routine and at-home dental care. I have found when most pet-parents are asked if they brush their dogs’ teeth the answer is usually something like “probably not as much as I should”, and for cats more like “(s)he would NOT let me do that!”. Although it… Continue Reading
Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats, and is entirely preventable. By three years of age, most dogs and cats have some evidence of periodontal disease. Unfortunately, other than bad breath, there are few signs of the disease process evident to the owner, and professional dental cleaning and… Continue Reading
ANIMAL DENTAL FACTS * Dogs have 42 teeth * Cats have 30 teeth * Pigs have 44 teeth * The armadillo has 104 teeth! * The snail’s mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but it can have over 25,000 teeth! * The Elephant grinds down its molars and grows new ones. This happens six times in its lifetime! * The elephant’s molar is about 7″… Continue Reading