Archive for the ‘Animal Dentistry’ Category

Floyd the Neglected Dog Requires Urgent Dental Treatment

Floyd the Neglected Dog Requires Urgent Dental Treatment

An Old English Sheepdog, that was rescued by an animal charity, requires urgent dental treatment, as well as medical treatment and plenty of tender loving care. Representatives from the charity said that Floyd represented one of the worst cases of animal neglect they had ever seen. The Old English Sheepdog had been severely neglected and […]


Vets urge dog owners to arrange regular dental checks

Vets urge dog owners to arrange regular dental checks

Vets in Ipswich, Queensland are urging dog owners to arrange regular dental checks for their pets. The warning comes as vet surgeries across Australia celebrate Pet Dental Health Month, a campaign which is designed to raise awareness of the importance of oral health checks for pets. The annual campaign, which runs throughout August, is designed […]


Bromsgrove Vet offering Free Dental Checks for Dogs

Bromsgrove Vet offering Free Dental Checks for Dogs

Townsend Vets in Bromsgrove and Droitwich are inviting pet owners to bring their dogs for a free dental check-up in June, as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of pet oral health. The check-ups will be provided free of charge throughout the month of June and owners will also receive a Pedigree treat […]


Pedigree set to launch Dental Care Month

Pedigree set to launch Dental Care Month

Dog food giant, Pedigree, is preparing to launch this year’s Dental Care Month campaign to raise awareness of oral health for dogs. Figures show that a very high proportion of dogs suffer from gum disease and many owners are unaware that dogs need regular dental care. It is estimated that 4 out of 5 dogs […]


May, the Miracle Poodle, prepares for Dental Surgery

May, the Miracle Poodle, prepares for Dental Surgery

A poodle that was scooped up by a bird of prey and dropped onto the roof of a nursing home in British Columbia, is preparing for dental surgery. May, nicknamed the ‘miracle poodle’ will undergo dental surgery today. Nurses discovered May after she fell from a great height and members of the public have donated […]


Dental trip for Walker the polar bear

Dental trip for Walker the polar bear

Walker the polar bear, from Highland Wildlife Park in Kinguisse, Scotland, has undergone dental treatment for a troublesome tooth. The 38 stone bear was treated after staff at the wildlife park noticed that his jaw was swollen. The 2 year old polar bear was given a course of antibiotics but the swelling did not heal […]


Elephant undergoes dental treatment to cure tusk ache

Elephant undergoes dental treatment to cure tusk ache

Dentists in India have successfully repaired an elephant’s tusk in a rare dental procedure. Devidisan, a 27 year old bull elephant, had been suffering from tusk ache for five years. His tusk was cracked and this was contributing to chronic pain. Dentists performed the first operation if its kind and used forty seven tubes of […]


Wolverine set to undergo dental treatment

Wolverine set to undergo dental treatment

Hughie the wolverine is set to undergo dental treatment in Winnipeg. Veterinarians are preparing to carry out root canal treatment on the wolverine after dental staff detected deterioration during treatment for another condition last month. The team at Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg then contacted Dr Colleen O’Morrow from the Birchwood Animal Hospital. Wolverines are […]


Doncaster lions due for a check-up

Doncaster lions due for a check-up

A London dentist with a list of high profile clients has been offered a change of scenery. The lions from Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster are being treated by dentist Dr Peter Kertesz. Dr Kertesz spends most of his time treating patients in London but has previously worked with elephants. The lions were rescued from […]


Dudley Zoo celebrates National Smile Month

Dudley Zoo celebrates National Smile Month

Keepers at Dudley Zoo have been celebrating National Smile Month by carrying out dental check-ups on animals at the zoo. Most of the animals have monthly check-ups and some also undergo regular cleaning treatments. According to Chief Executive, Peter Suddock, said that routine dental checks were an important part of the animals’ care; Mr Suddock […]