How to Brush your Pet’s Teeth by Quinn

Set expectations that getting used to brushing your pets teeth might take several sessions. For best results, choose “quiet times” only for handling your pet’s mouth and muzzle area. Practice lifting their lip to see their teeth, and reward your pet through the training process (treats, positive reinforcement – whatever works best for your pet!). […]

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Dental procedures at Mission Ridge by Quinn

Instruments/tools involved in your pets care: -Laryngoscope -Frequently tested endotracheal tubes -IV fluid pump (delivers a consistent amount of IV fluids to ensure adequate hydration in your pet) -Dental x-ray machine -Well-maintained anesthetic machines (delivers oxygen and anesthetic gas to your pet) -Doppler (allows us to constantly hear your pets heart sounds as well as […]

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Dental Health Season at Mission Ridge Animal Hospital

Why are teeth so important? If you have ever had a toothache you probably already realize how much that affects your mood and everyday activities. Diseases of the teeth and mouth affect pets overall health and well-being. Sometimes it might only be a subtle dull pain but this can affect their enjoyment of food and […]

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Pet First Aid Kits

A pet first aid kit is the first step in ensuring you are prepared if something was to ever happen to your pet. Some things that should be included in your first aid kit are: – A muzzle – Although in most circumstances your pet wouldn’t think of harming you, an emergency setting may change […]

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Keep your Bed for People without Upsetting Your Pets

I have a very sweet Irish Setter named “Baron”, he loves to sleep in our bed. This...

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