By Tanya Fyfe DVM
Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic 

Pet dental care

Pet Lyfe with Dr. Fyfe


January 20, 2022

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Tanya Fyfe, DVM - Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic. •

Have you ever taken a moment to peek into your pet's mouth? Your veterinarian probably does when you bring them in for a Wellness Exam but pet parents should make this a regular part of caring for their pets, too.

Chewing food is the principal function of a pet's teeth but they also aid in food gathering, playing and training young ones. They can also be formidable weapons in some species (if you have ever trained a ferret you are likely nodding your head!) Taking care of an animal's dentition is just as important as providing good nutrition, warm shelter and companionship.

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