How to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth

January 29, 2018 8:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You likely brush your teeth every morning before you head out for the day and every night before bed. You brush to keep your teeth nice and white and also to prevent gum disease and other dental issues. But do you take care of your pet’s teeth as well as you do your own? Hopefully so! Our pets are just as susceptible to dental issues as we are. Improper dental care in cats and dogs leads to bad breath, swollen gums, loose teeth and difficulty eating. Thankfully, these issues are all easily avoidable by doing your part at home and... View Article

The Importance of Flea Protection in Winter

January 15, 2018 8:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Now that the temperatures have started to drop, many people tend to get complacent regarding flea protection for their furry friends. After all, fleas can’t live through winter, right? Wrong! Fleas are hardy little pests that can survive practically any weather you throw at them. That’s how they’ve managed to stay alive (and thrive) for thousands of years. The point is, flea protection is just as important when it’s 20 degrees as it is when it’s 80 degrees out. Keep reading to learn more about flea protection from your veterinarian in Bolivar, MO: Fleas stay active: Unlike bears and other... View Article