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[Clinic Case] Yoda’s hidden broken tooth?

Yoda is a 16 years and 7 months old Chihuahua who presented to our hospital for swelling under his left eye and not eating as much.

Physical examination showed that there was mild gingivitis and grade 3 heart murmur as well.

It appeared to be most likely from tooth root abscess and dental procedure with […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

What is an Anesthesia Free Pet Dental Cleaning?

You might have heard about anesthesia free dental cleanings from a local groomer, pet store, word of mouth or even some veterinary providers. Commonly known as anesthesia free dental cleanings, the practice involves scaling (scraping with an instrument) of a dog or cat’s teeth without putting the pet under anesthesia.

Veterinarians often refer to the practice […]

By |November 27th, 2015|Dr. Lim’s Blog|Comments Off on What is an Anesthesia Free Pet Dental Cleaning?

What is a Professional Veterinary Dental Cleaning?

As a pet owner, you have your pet’s best interest at heart and want to make the best choice for their care.

When choosing your pet’s dental care, be sure to learn about a comprehensive veterinary dental cleaning, also known as a professional dental cleaning, and its long term benefits for your pet’s overall health.

 

What […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

Questions to Ask Your Veterinarian about Pet Dental Cleanings

We know you want the best for your pet and often pet owners are nervous about taking their pet for a veterinary dental cleaning because they are fearful about their pet being put under anesthesia for the procedure.

First, we want to reassure pet owners that under the correct protocols, anesthesia is very safe and […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

Is your dog protected from heartworm disease?

“I have never seen mosquitos in my house.”,

“We don’t have much problem with mosquitos because it is so dry.”,

“My dog stays mostly inside the house.”

These are very common answers from many clients.

As you do see the Heartworm incidence map from American Heartworm Society, Arizona has many cases of heartworm disease. Below shows only those cases reported.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every three years, […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

Keep your furry friends safe from summer heat.

Summertime is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with pets – and as long as pet owners take precautions to prevent overheating.

Dehydration
Symptoms of dehydration include the gums of the mouth feeling tacky to touch and/or the skin may become slow to return to its natural position when pulled up.
In mild to moderate cases, giving […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments