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Podcast: February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Posted at January 31, 2012

February 1 marks the beginning of National Pet Dental Health Month. More than just a
cosmetic issue, bad breath and yellow teeth can be a sign of serious disease in
our pets, which may affect their kidneys, livers, and hearts. Oral disease is
the most frequently diagnosed health problem for pets, and 80 percent of dogs
and 70 percent of cats by age 3, according to the American Veterinary Dental
Society. In this AVMA Animal Tracks podcast, Dr. Linda DeBowes, veterinarian at
Shoreline Veterinary Dental Clinic in Seattle, talks about the importance of
dental health for our pets. Listen to the podcast.