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Coast Animal Health Lakehaven
231 Wallarah Rd
Kanwal
NSW 2259

Phone:
02 4392 8822
Fax:
02 4392 0146

August is PET DENTAL HEALTH MONTH


Coast Animal Health
 will be running a pet dental month promotion throughout August to raise awareness of pet dental problems, prevention and treatment.

An initiative of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), the aim of the campaign is to educate pet owners about the benefits of annual dental health checks and regular tooth brushing.

Four out of five dogs and cats over the age of three years have some sort of dental disease which may go unnoticed by their owners.

Pets often won’t show pain. Even pets with sore gums, infected mouths and broken teeth will continue to eat so owners may not see any problems.

So how can you tell if your dog or cat has a toothache?
Your pet’s breath should not smell bad. Bad breath is a sign of infection. Gums may be red and inflamed and the teeth stained with tartar or they may start dropping food.

Annual dental health checks are an ideal opportunity for owners to find out if their pet has existing problems which have gone unnoticed. Dental health checks also help ensure bacteria and poisons from dental infections do not spread to the heart, liver and kidneys through the blood stream.

We also recommend regular tooth brushing and many cats and dogs can be trained to enjoy having their teeth brushed, especially if you start at an early age.

About 80 per cent of adult animals have some degree of dental disease, which becomes more severe with age.

Dont forget about your rabbits and guinea pigs teeth too.

Free dental health checks and 20% off dental procedures 

Only during August

Book your pets dental procedure for August to receive 20% off the normal price for all dental procedures.

 

Bookings Required

Please call (02) 4392 8822 for more information or to book your pet in. We are located on the main road (Wallarah Road) Kanwal near the Sparks Road roundabout.

 

JULY is NATIONAL DESEXING MONTH

Coast Animal Health will be offering 15% off desexing every day in July.

If you are a pensioner you can apply for low cost desexing performed at our clinic thru the Animal Welfare League. Contact:  Helen on 4342 2047 or 4344 6650 9am-3pm.  

BENEFITS OF DESEXING

There are many reasons why pet owners should desex their pets. As well as helping to stop pet overpopulation, the following are some of the other benefits associated with desexing cats and dogs.

Health

  • Reduced risk of getting cancer or other diseases of the reproductive organs, such as testicular cancer, prostate cancer/disorders in males, and cystic ovaries, ovarian tumors, acute uterine infections and breast cancer in females, and also other diseases like mammary cancer, perianal tumors and perianal hamias.
  • Females can suffer from physical and nutritional exhaustion if continually breeding.
  • Pets generally live longer and healthier lives.

Behavioural

  • Pets are less prone to wander, fight, and are less likely to get lost or injured.
  • Reduces territorial behaviour such as spraying indoors.
  • Less likely to suffer from anti-social behaviors. They become more affectionate and become better companions.
  • Eliminates "heat" cycles in female cats and their efforts to get outside in search for a mate.
  • Eliminates male dogs' urge to "mount" people's legs.

Please call (02) 4392 8822 for more information or to book your pet in. We are located on the main road (Wallarah Road) Kanwal near the Sparks Road roundabout.