Dental Month

Dental Months for Pet are November, February and March

It's very important to keep your dog or cat’s oral hygiene. In fact, dental disease in dogs and cats is a cvery ommon problem an. If you don’t maintain your dog’s oral health, it can have a direct impact on your dog or cats’s overall health.

Your dog or cat may be diagnoised with Dental Disease. Tartar and gingivitis causes tremendous pain for your pet which may eventually result in tooth loss. Their inflamed gums also alow bacteria to enter the blood and infect the heart, liver and kidneys. We recommend that you bring your pet in for a Dental Cleaning so that the Doctors can treat this condition. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year to keep your pet’s mouth healthy.

We, at Granville Island Veterinary Hospital feel very strongly about Dental Care. For this reason, we are pleased to offer you at $50.00 discount towards this service during the months of November, February and March. Patients receiving this service in these months will also receive a free dental kit. 

Dental Month at Granville Island Veterinary Hospital

Please call 604.734.7744 to schedule your appointment or if you have any questions about this procedure.


Why Keep My Dog’s Teeth Clean?

Why is it important to keep your dog’s teeth clean? 80% of dogs have dental disease by age 3. That’s a pretty staggering statistic. It’s actually the most common clinical disease seen in dogs.

And not only is it common, canine dental disease can turn into serious health problems later in life.


Dental cleaning for your dogs and cats Do you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month?

Don't turn your nose to Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet's teeth and gums but its internal organs as well. Read more ...

For February and March we are celebrating dental health. Our wonderful ward nurse, Momma, reminds us that brushing our pets' teeth is one of the best ways to maintain dental health.

While February is National Pet Dental Health Month, dental health should be a daily ritual for pet owners all year long.

Removing dogs baby teeth - Animal Hospital in Vancouver BC

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Retained baby teeth is a really common problem, especially for small breed dogs. It is really important to have these teeth removed. Otherwise, the baby teeth can damage the adult teeth and create significant periodontal disease.