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Pet Dental Services

At Downtown Animal Hospital, we are devoted to keeping your pet’s teeth, mouth and gums as healthy as possible. Doing so can help prevent the development conditions that can cause not only discomfort, but also substantial amounts of pain and other health conditions for your pet. No matter their age, size or breed – all pets can benefit from a dental health plan tailored specifically for their unique needs and lifestyle.

What types of dental care do you offer for dogs/cats/pets?

We offer dental services ranging from dental x-rays, ultrasonic scaling and polishing to oral surgeries and extractions. We will also offer advice on how to maintain your pets’ dental health at home. Individualized care plans for cats and dogs are available for tartar removal, red gums, broken teeth, bad breath and sore gums. Please feel free to call us at 613.634.2440 and we would be happy to talk in more detail about our services.

How often should dogs/cats/pets get a dental exam?

Generally speaking, pets should go through a full dental exam at least once per year. At home, the best-case scenario is that your pet’s teeth are brushed once per day. Dental health has long been an overlooked part of the care many people provide their cats and dogs. Dental disease is a very common and very significant problem in our companion animal population. Poor dental health can contribute to other seemingly unrelated health problems, can be extremely painful and is often preventable.

Helpful Resources

  • Ball Therapy
  • Dental Myths About Pain and Your Pet
  • Dentistry – Dogs with Short Noses
  • Dentistry – Resorptive Lesions
  • Damaged or Discoloured Teeth
  • Resorptive Lesions
  • Dentigerous Cysts
  • Dental Home Care – Products awarded the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC®) Seal of Approval
  • Veterinary Oral Health Council
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    Last updated: December 14, 2020

    Dear Clients,

    With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

    1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

    This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

    2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

    3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

    If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

    4. OPERATING HOURS

    We are OPEN with the following hours:

    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 am

    Saturday & Sunday: Closed


    5. NEW PET OWNERS

    Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Downtown Animal Hospital