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“Help! I Think My Dog Has a Broken Tooth”

November 5th, 2019 by Cherished Companions

Aspen, the Golden Retriever, pants showing her teeth. She hasn't wanted to eat lately.

Something doesn’t look right in your dog’s mouth…

You think you see a broken dog tooth.

Or maybe, you’re noticing strange symptoms in your dog.

For example, your “never pass up a meal” Golden Retriever isn’t eating like normal. Or, you see blood on your Yorkie’s favorite stuffie.

You’re smart to look for information!


Adopting an Older Dog vs a Puppy: Pros and Cons

November 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Scooby, an adult dog, sits among the grasses.

Getting a dog will change your life!

To help you choose the best dog for your family, here are some pros and cons of adopting an older dog vs. a puppy.


Dog Teeth Extractions: Your Questions Answered!

October 23rd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Two pups sit in a field before heading to the vet for a dental evaluation.

There are times when dog teeth extractions can help your furry friend feel better.

And there are other times when teeth extractions just aren’t necessary!

Let our Castle Rock veterinarians help guide you.

Our vets have put together the 5 questions we’re most frequently asked about this canine dental procedure, so you can make informed decisions for your pup.

(Simply want your free dog dental evaluation to see if extractions are needed? If you live near Castle Rock, Colo., call us at 303-688-3757 or click here to book it.)


5 Things Your Dog Dentist Wants You to Know

February 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

As our dog dentists will share, good dental health contributes to a happy dog.

Our Castle Rock dog dentists share the inside scoop

Here are five things your dog dentist wants you to know, so you can make great decisions for your dog.

(Simply looking for a dog dentist in Castle Rock, CO? Call us at 303-688-3757 or book your visit here.)


Cat Dental Cleanings: Your Questions Answered!

February 22nd, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Maggie cuddles with Butterscotch before bringing her kitty in for a cat dental cleaning.

Did you grow up with cats?

Or, have you had a cat for many years?

If yes, it may seem strange to go to the vet for cat dental cleanings.

But cats need dental care just like people!

As with human medicine, veterinary medicine continues to evolve and get better.

Over the last decade, cat dental cleanings have become common. They’re a great way to help your kitty avoid health issues and live a longer and healthier life.


Cat and Dog Dental Care: Tips to Inspire You

February 1st, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Cat and dog dental care tips

When it comes to dental care for people…

We typically don’t it a second thought. You brush your teeth at least once a day, and you regularly get your teeth cleaned.

You know that preventive care is the best way to keep your mouth healthy.

It also helps you avoid costly and painful dental procedures.

The same applies for our cats and dogs!


5 Reasons to Choose Anesthetic Teeth Cleanings

January 18th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Maria is smiling big because Cuddles gets an anesthetic teeth cleaning, which helps keep his teeth healthy.

We know you have great intentions when it comes to your furry friend.

Let’s say you’re choosing pet dental care for the first time.

Or… you’re a long-time pet parent who’s reading up on the latest teeth cleaning options.

We’d love to share our thoughts on the benefits of anesthetic teeth cleanings vs. anesthesia-free dental cleanings.


Pet Dental Care: Products to Improve Your Pet’s Teeth

February 16th, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Examples of pet dental products, including a toothbrush, toothpaste and a rinse

Good news, Castle Rock pet parents!

Pet dental care has progressed a long way beyond chew toys in terms of their effectiveness.

In this article, you’ll discover 4 pet dental care products for cats and dogs that can help you care for your pet’s teeth at home.

It takes approximately 48 hours for bacteria in your pet’s mouth to harden into plaque.

If you can care for your pet’s teeth in that 48-hour window, you’ll help prevent or minimize pet periodontal disease. (It’s the #1 disease in adult cats and dogs.)


Periodontal Disease in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

February 2nd, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Tigger and Max have been checked for periodontal disease in dogs and cats.

Did you know that periodontal disease is the most common disease in adult dogs and cats?

Our Castle Rock veterinarians created this article to help you better understand periodontal disease in dogs and cats — and what you can do about it!


Our Favorite Pet Resolutions to Start the Year Strong

January 5th, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Sophie is making pet resolutions to start the new year.

Thinking about New Year’s resolutions?

Don’t forget to make a few pet resolutions for your dogs and cats too!

Here are three resolutions to enrich your pet’s quality of life for many months to come.


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