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Tender Teeth? How Do You Know?

Dr. Becker shares a great article on some signs your pet is suffering from dental issues.  At End of the Leash we have a variety of different raw bones and dental products that you can use to help keep your pet's teeth pearly and white once your vet has ensured your pet's mouth is as healthy as can be. 

Excerpted via healthypets.mercola.com:

"Most Pet Owners Completely Overlook This TLC…" by Dr. Karen Becker

Though many pet guardians have developed the excellent habit of regularly brushing their animal companion's teeth and monitoring their oral health, unfortunately, many more have not. We know this because the vast majority ofdogs and cats over the age of three have gum disease.

If your pet has a sore mouth, she can't tell you about it. In addition, it's the nature of both dogs and cats to hide pain so they don't appear vulnerable to predators. This means your pet might really be hurting from dental disease while you remain blissfully unaware there's something wrong.

Story at-a-glance:

  • The majority of dogs and cats over the age of three have periodontal disease, which means that many pet guardians aren’t paying enough attention to their animal companion’s oral health
  • Pets hide pain, including severe dental pain, which is an important reason for taking care of and monitoring your dog’s or cat’s oral health
  • Some of the signs of dental pain in pets include stinky breath, behavior changes, and bleeding
  • Plaque and tartar buildup on teeth can lead to irreversible gum disease, which can affect your pet’s overall health, including his heart health
  • Feeding a raw diet, offering appropriate raw bones, and brushing your pet’s teeth regularly are the best methods for keeping your dog’s or cat’s teeth and gums in good condition

To read the article in its entirety, click --> HERE <--

 

Lakeland Adoptables at Mukwonago EOTL

Stop by the Mukwonago EOTL THIS Friday, September 25th between 4:30-7pm to meet adoptables from Lakeland Animal Shelter!

Did you know that Lakeland Animal Shelter cares for over 2,500 animals every year in the SE Wisconsin area?  At any given time, they house 40-60 dogs and 150-400 cats, and do not limit their intake based on the ages, temperament or health of the animals.  There is also no time limit for each animal's stay.  Each individual is treated with respect and compassion, and is given the treatments and training he/she needs to reach their full potential for adoption. Read more about Lakeland's Mission and Philosophy.

 

Connect with your animal in a more meaningful way

 Carolee and her beloved friend, Murphy.

Carolee and her beloved friend, Murphy.

Animal Communicator Carolee Biddle of Animal Connections will be back in our Mukwonago store on Saturday, October 17th from 11am-3pm.  

The cost is $55 for a 30-minute session.To schedule your appointment, please call us at 262-363-3338. 

Curious about animal communication? Want to learn more?  Visit Carolee's website at www.animal-connections.com for insight on this intimate, effective tool you can use to bond with your animal companion and communicate with them in a whole new way!  You can also visit her Facebook page.

"Animals are more than just our companions. They can be our teachers. We should always show them gratitude and respect. And if we can learn to live as they do—from the heart—the world can experience true peace and serenity."  www.animal-connections.com

 

This Week's Adoptables from HAWS

The lucky family that adopts one of the pets featured here on our blog will receive a coupon from HAWS good for a “congratulations” gift bag from End of the Leash!

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Ginger is a 7-year-old Redbone Coonhound. She has been at HAWS since November of 2014! She is a very sweet girl but needs a special home--one that is willing to tire out her endless energy and keep her focused. She loves going for walks, playing with her toys and her treat games! However she can not go to a home with a cat and can be too forward when she greets other dogs.&nbsp;

Ginger is a 7-year-old Redbone Coonhound. She has been at HAWS since November of 2014! She is a very sweet girl but needs a special home--one that is willing to tire out her endless energy and keep her focused. She loves going for walks, playing with her toys and her treat games! However she can not go to a home with a cat and can be too forward when she greets other dogs. 

 Murphy is a very sweet 10.5-year-old neutered male. He has been at HAWS since March--longer than any other cat at the shelter! &nbsp;He is patiently awaiting for his forever family to find him.

Murphy is a very sweet 10.5-year-old neutered male. He has been at HAWS since March--longer than any other cat at the shelter!  He is patiently awaiting for his forever family to find him.

Happy first day of autumn!!

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