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How Laser Technology is Improving Veterinary Surgery

Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is an optoelectronic device that generates concentrated light rays. With laser surgery, the surgeon uses a laser beam rather than a scalpel to cut or remove tissue. The laser beam is highly focused and works efficiently, minimizing tissue damage and supporting faster healing times.  This is one […]

Written by prositesdentalDec 8 • 2 minute read

Tips for Socializing Your New Puppy

When bringing home a new puppy, it’s important to take the time to help them become acclimated to their new environment. It’s also important to teach your new companion how to respond to unfamiliar people and situations. This process is commonly known as socialization. The main reason for socializing your puppy is to ensure they […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 17 • 3 minute read

Signs of Fleas and How to Prevent Them

Fleas are no fun. Not for your pets, who can scratch and bite themselves raw trying to get relief. And certainly not for you, since you have to deal with occasional bites and the hassles of treating your pets and getting rid of the pesky pests in your home. Thankfully, the discomfort and annoyance of […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 3 • 3 minute read

What to Expect if Your Dog or Cat Needs a Dental Extraction

Dental extractions are a common veterinary surgical procedure. Whenever possible, vets will try to save an animal’s functional tooth, but there are times when a tooth is so damaged that removing it is the only way to maintain your pet’s optimal oral health and stop pain. Here is an overview of what you can expect if […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 27 • 2 minute read

Common Dog Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Training your dog is an important responsibility that will help your pet learn the skills they need to live safely and peacefully around humans and other animals. However, it’s easy to make mistakes when training your pup, which can lead to frustration and bad habits. The following are some of the most common dog training […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 20 • 2 minute read

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

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