Is teeth cleaning/extraction safe for older dogs? | Yahoo ...

I have a 12 year old beagle that has special needs - she has had seizures in the past including when she was in surgery for her leg. Recently we noticed that she has had BAD breath and when we checked her gums, saw that they were red/inflamed. My mom is worried about her age and putting her under to get her teeth... show more I have a 12 year old beagle that has special needs - she has had...

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Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning? | PetHelpful

Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

Is my 12 year old dog too old for a dental cleaning? The answer is that it depends on several factors. Of course, no procedure done under anesthesia is entirely safe. Even in people, a consent form must be signed making you aware of the risks for complications. While a dental cleaning done on a 12-year-old dog may be more risky compared to a dental...

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Safe to have senior dog's teeth cleaned? - General Border ...

Safe to have senior dog's teeth cleaned?

Started by bc4ever , Dec 12 2011 05:49 PM

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:49 PM

We adopted Daniel, a senior, rough collie, a few weeks ago. His breath was atrocious and the vet put him on antibiotics to clear up infection. Breath is better, but Saturday he started having trouble eating his kibble. I soaked it in water and that worked for one feeding, then he...

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