Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. Although there is no cure for this painful condition, symptoms can often be successfully managed to help your dog enjoy a good quality of life as they continue to age with OA.
In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop the infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our Mooresville vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed.
Proper oral care is important for your cat. If their teeth are not cleaned regularly your cat can develop gum diseases like gingivitis. Our Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital vets can provide information on gingivitis in cats, its signs, causes, and treatments.
Dental problems can cause your cat significant pain, and lead to other health issues. Today, our Mooresville veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.
Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Mooresville vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy.