Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
Dental disease is the most common disease diagnosed at Coxwell Animal Clinic. As young adults, most dogs begin to show signs of dental disease. This can consist of bad breath, tartar, red and swollen gums, dropping food, drooling, pain. If these clinical signs are seen, we recommend your dog come in for an examination. At Coxwell Animal Clinic, we provide a full range of dental care to help your dog!
What types of dental care for dogs do you offer at your clinic?
We provide complimentary dental exams all-year-round. These dental exams are performed by a technician or a veterinarian to assess the level of periodontal disease present. If periodontal disease is present, we will recommend a dental plan for your dog. This may consist of a diet recommendation, chew suggestions, teeth brushing, and dental cleaning. We are happy to demonstrate how to brush your pet’s teeth.
How often should you brush your dog’s teeth?
It is recommended to brush your dog’s teeth daily. If this is not possible, you should aim to brush their teeth four times per week at a minimum, to make a difference.
Why is oral and dental health important?
Oral health is important to maintain overall health in your pet. Periodontal disease can be painful and risk infection from spreading throughout the body. It is important to maintain good oral health to prevent your dog from unnecessary suffering and to enable your dog to live a long and happy life!
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
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: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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!