Vail Pet Talk column: Is dental disease really important in pets?

12th February, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and we get this question every year. And, just like you know the star of an action movie does not die in the first scene, you know the answer to this question: It is yes. Perhaps a better question is, “Why is dental disease so important in pets?” First, let’s look at some stats: 80 percent of dogs and cats have significant periodontal disease by age 2. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is the No. 1 diagnosed condition of dogs and cats. Almost half of cats older than 6 have feline odontoclastic resorptive …

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