Rabbit Dental Disease

Dental structure in our rabbits is different to dogs and cats. They have SIX incisors, two large both top and bottom and two tiny ‘peg teeth’ that sit behind the top incisors. Rabbits do not have canine teeth but instead a space between their incisors and their molars...

Tooth Root Abscess in dogs and cats

Tooth root abscess’ are severe infections located around the root of a tooth. They can affect any tooth within the mouth and are most commonly related to fractures following trauma. Tooth root abscess’ may not initially be obvious as the infection occurs around the...

Tooth Fractures in dogs and cats

Both dogs and cats may suffer from fractured teeth which is often the result of trauma. Trauma may be something dramatic such as being hit by a motor vehicle, but may also be as simple as chewing on something such as a hard bone. The location of the fracture will...
Tooth structure in dogs and cats

Tooth structure in dogs and cats

The majority of our tooth structure is made of the hard substance called dentine. It has limited recovery capabilities after injury. The part of the tooth above the gumline is called the crown and this portion is covered in enamel, the hardest substance in the body....
Senior Pet Care

Senior Pet Care

For most pet owners it is a rewarding experience to live alongside and care for their pets as they mature into their adult and senior years. With improved veterinary and lifestyle care, pets are living longer and more comfortably than before. Dogs and cats don’t live...
What do I feed my rabbit?

What do I feed my rabbit?

Gone are the days where a pet rabbit was kept outside in a cage and fed a diet of carrots and seedy stuff from the pet store. Just like our other companion animals, our knowledge on the diets of these long eared critters has improved exponentially over years. Rabbits...