Ever wonder what your vet is actually recommending when they suggest your pet needs a “dental?” It is a little more involved that when you go to see your dentist, due to the need for general anesthesia. Find out what happens at The Animal Clinic when Patrick undergoes a Comprehensive Oral Health Exam and Cleaning.
Instructions Grease the pill with a very small amount of margarine or butter so that it doesn’t stick in the pets mouth or throat. Hold the pill between your thumb and index finger (use your dominant hand – for example, if you are right handed, use your right hand). Gently grasp your dog’s muzzle from
The easiest way to give your dog a liquid medication is to mix it with some canned food. To ensure that the medication is actually taken, it is best to give a small amount of food that the dog is certain to eat rather than a large portion that the dog may not complete. Some
Remember that the ear may be very painful and that even a passive dog may respond by biting. You may need to muzzle the dog for this procedure. Instructions Click on the “video” button to watch a demonstration or read the steps that follow. Warm the medication by standing the bottle in a bowl of
Make sure that you wash your hands both before and after administering the medication to prevent the spread of infection. If your dog’s eye is painful, you may need to have someone assist you with restraining or you may need to apply a muzzle. Instructions Make sure you have carefully read the label and understand