Monthly Archives: November 2018

The most important dental disease in animals

The most important dental disease in animals Periodontal disease is the most common infectious disease and is found in approximately 80% of adult dogs and 70% of adult cats. The accumulation of plaque and disease causing anaerobic bacteria in the oral cavity will lead to the development of gingivitis and periodontitis.
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First steps to diagnosing a dental disease in animals

First steps to diagnosing a dental disease in animals An oral examination should be performed on veterinary patients at every opportunity, therefore, it is important for veterinary nurses to identify dental conditions and inform a veterinary surgeon when treatment is required.
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How to prevent severe reaction to vaccinations

How to prevent severe reaction to vaccinations Most patients derive considerable benefit from immunization. Most respond favorably following vaccine administration with minimal to no adverse reactions. However, inoculating any patient with a biological product (i.e., a vaccine) carries some risk. That risk is likely increased with simultaneous administration of several vaccines at the same appointment,…
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