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Is Anesthesia Safe for Pets?

In animals and humans, anesthesia inhibits pain and keeps the patient stable during medical procedures. Medical procedures in pets such as surgery, diagnostic imaging, and dentistry are carried out under anesthesia. While it’s understandable to feel nervous about your pet undergoing anesthesia, in most cases, there is little cause for worry. Many healthy and aging […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 22 • 3 minute read

Tips for Finding the Right Vet

When choosing the right vet for your pet, there are several qualities you should consider. Everything from the vet’s qualifications to their ability to connect with your pet will impact the effectiveness of care they receive. While it may take some searching, finding a vet who is a good fit for you and your pet […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 15 • 3 minute read

Caring for An Aging Pet

As our pets age, they often become less active and need more care. And while it’s normal for pets to slow down as they get older, it’s important to keep an eye out for signs of health issues. Senior pet care differs from caring for younger pets in many ways. Senior pets may require changes […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 1 • 2 minute read

What Causes Bad Breath in Cats and Dogs?

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a common problem in cats and dogs. Persistent bad breath in your pets is more than just unpleasant; it can also be a symptom of more severe health problems. If you notice your cat or dog has lingering bad breath, get them checked out by a veterinarian right […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 25 • 2 minute read

Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet

If you’re trying to decide whether to spay or neuter your pet, you may have heard rumors that the surgery can make your pet gain weight or is otherwise not healthy for them. Not only are these myths untrue but spaying or neutering also has many benefits for your pet— and, by extension, you. The […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 18 • 2 minute read

Parasites in Cats and Dogs: Common Signs and How to Prevent Them

As a pet owner, your top priority is giving your companion plenty of TLC. However, parasites could frustrate your best efforts to keep your pet in good health. Parasites can be difficult to detect, but they can deprive your pet of necessary nutrients and cause internal damage. A severe infestation could cause a myriad of […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 28 • 3 minute read

Animal Blood Donation: How Your Pet Can Help Save Lives

When a pet is involved in a serious accident, contracts an illness, or undergoes surgery, they may need a blood transfusion to aid recovery. However, this can be difficult as there is currently a nationwide shortage of pet blood. Your pet can save lives by donating blood to your nearest veterinary blood bank. Read on for more information […]

Written by prositesdentalJul 21 • 2 minute read

Keeping Pets Healthy in the Summer Heat

Summer is almost here, and you’re likely ready to head outdoors for some fun in the sun with your four-legged friend. But the approach of summer brings a spike in temperatures and humidity, which can cause health issues like dehydration, sunburn, and heatstroke. In order to help your pet stay healthy in warmer weather, it’s […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 9 • 3 minute read

Helping Your Pet Recover After Surgery

Surgery can be a stressful time for pets and pet parents alike. Because your pet can’t tell you when they aren’t feeling well, it will be on you to monitor their health and provide the care they need to recover as quickly as possible. Be sure to follow your vet’s instructions and follow these basic […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 2 • 3 minute read

Dental Care for Cats and Dogs: What You Should Know About Your Pet’s Oral Health

We know that your pet is part of your family, and it’s essential to take good care of them. To help you out, we’ve put together this blog about dental care for both cats and dogs. Inside, you’ll find information on common oral health issues among these pets, the symptoms of these conditions, and how […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 26 • 3 minute read

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