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[Case Study] Emmie – Silent but painful disease

Emmie – Silent but painful dental disease.

Emmie is a 6 year old sweet, fluffy Maltese. She presented for her dental cleaning because owner noticed blood from her mouth. However, Emmie was still eating well at home.


On initial oral examination, Emmies teeth were thickly coated in plaque and tartar (calculus) with one painful, potentially infected tooth. […]

By |June 14th, 2023|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

[Case Study] Kam’s Fear Free visit at Great Hearts

Kam’s blog – One of many Fear free visits at Great Hearts

One day we received a phone call from a pet owner who sounded very worried. She was looking for a veterinary office who can take care of her extremely anxious pet. With previous visits, Kam was required a full sedation for his examination and […]

By |June 14th, 2023|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

[Case Study] Millie’s Preventive Care Story

Millie is a beautiful 3 year old Mastiff Mix and is full of love, attitude, and admiration for our office treats! She has been coming to our hospital for care since 2018. Her mom recently brought her in for her yearly preventive care exam.

At the time of her visit her mom had no health […]

By |March 4th, 2020|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

[Case Study] Birdie and the Importance of Early Diagnosis

Birdie is a three year old female pitbull mix.

In August 2018 Birdie’s owner noticed a tiny bump near her right ear. When she first noticed it it was about the size of a pencil tip, but within two weeks it grew to the size of a pea.

Birdie’s owner called our hospital right away […]

By |October 19th, 2018|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

[Case Study] Freedom with a chronic disease.

Freedom is an 11 years old Lab who has been suffering from constant ear infection and skin allergy since he was 10 months old. He was treated with so many different antibiotics, different ear cleaners, several topical ear medicines throughout his life. Freedom’s mother was always worried about him being in pain and discomfort. She […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

[Case Study] Bella with a chronic skin disease.

Do you have a dog with bad skin disease that doesn’t seem to get better?
Meet Bella!

When I first met Bella in October 2016,
her owners were losing hope after several failures with her skin treatment over the past two years.

She was miserable with itch skin all along. These two photos are from the first visit.


Bella’s […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

Why does dental cleaning cost vary so much among clinics?

Why does dental cleaning cost vary so much among clinics?

High volume and fast paced clinics can offer you the service at a lower price.
Ask your doctor and staff if the doctor is present the entire procedure while your pet is under general anesthesia.





Level of anesthesia protocol and anesthesia monitoring.
Ask your doctor and staff what kind of […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

I am scared of the anesthesia. Do you do anesthesia free dental?


I totally understand but the answer is No.

There are two main reasons.

First, as a Fear Free Certified professional, I do believe pet’s emotional health is as important as physical health.
Cleaning teeth without anesthesia is so terrifying to any pets.

Imagine taking your 3 year old child to a dentist for decay treatment with no pain medication, […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments

Why is dental care important?

Which pet has healthier teeth?

I have designed these series of weekly blog about pet’s dental care. I am hoping it can give you a better understanding about dental cleaning and what you need to know to get a quality teeth cleaning, get your money’s worth, and what to expect.

These two pictures will appear again […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Dr. Lim’s Blog|Comments Off on Why is dental care important?

Why is the ‘Preventive care’ so important?

You may have heard of Preventive care many times and were told it was important.
However, what does it really mean to you and your pets?

It is the same for dogs and cats.

The right preventive care is proactive medical care we can provide to your pets to help them stay well and save their lives. It […]

By |February 29th, 2016|Dr. Lim’s Blog|0 Comments