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Wonder how often you really need to brush your pet’s teeth? Here's everything you need to know about caring for their pearly whites.

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Those pearly whites need all the attention they can get.

Young Asian woman brushing her cat's teeth.

You have to keep those pearly whites clean. Here are some suggestions for toothpaste that will do the trick.

Woman carefully cleaning a dog in a bathtub.

Spa days can happen at home.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

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Dogs can suffer from gum disease, too. Heres how to prevent it.

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Vets explain how fish-flavored toothpastes and nifty finger brushes can prevent more than tooth fur.

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The designer created new “houndstoothless” trenchcoats for a good cause.

Owner pets senior ginger cat.

How to spot and how to treat them.

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NYC’s top veterinary dentist on bad breath, dental disease, and brushing your dog’s teeth...daily.

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Your older dog is the love of your life. Here are some health issues to look out for.

Growth Charts

So, you have a new, tiny family member? Well, we’ll help you track their growth, keep an eye on their health, and even predict how not-so-tiny they’ll become. Just add their weight to start.

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Here’s why that’s happening to your kitty.

Young female veterinarian in her consulting room performing a medical examination on a pet

How to spot, diagnose, and treat these lesions — cancerous or non-cancerous.

A man with his eyes closed while a dog attempts to lick his face for a kiss.

It might be a sign of a bigger issue.

a pair of English cream retriever dogs wiggle around on their backs with big grins on their faces

Here are four common dental problems your pup might face and how to treat them.

A dog getting his face scrubbed with soap.

This pantry staple is about to become your new secret cleaning weapon.

Dog in the grass outside chewing on a bully stick

Two experts — a veterinary dentist and internist — rate the most popular dog bones.