Common Dental Health Mistakes Pet Parents Make

Most pet parents do as much for their pet as they possibly can. They buy educational toys, stock up on healthy pet foods, share fun outings, and even arrange visits to the day spa. With such a commitment to Fido and Fluffy, why do so many pet parents fall short in one important area of pet health, dental health? Naturally, these people want to do well in caring for their fur babies, but dental health for animals, particularly cats and dogs, is fraught with misconceptions and misinformation. The abundance of incorrect ideas leads to honest mistakes by pet owners. Here are a few typical misunderstandings and mistakes that pet parents make regularly.


Somewhere and somehow the misconception that dogs and cats do not need any dental care became a part of mainstream thinking. Fortunately, that error is losing traction in today’s world. However, there are …