DELRAY BEACH, Fla.
, Feb. 3, 2020
/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Did you know that according to the American Veterinary Dental Society, over 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of dental disease by age 3?
Smelly breath, irritated gums, difficulty eating, and tartar buildup are all signs that your pet needs help keeping their teeth clean. In the long run, poor dental health can lead to tooth loss, expensive oral surgery, and infections that can spread bacteria to the rest of the body. Fortunately, preventative care can keep your pet's mouth fresh, clean, and healthy.
February is Pet Dental Health Month, the perfect time to make easy changes to your daily routine for sweeter kisses and a healthy mouth. Schedule an appointment with your veterinarian to evaluate your pet's teeth and gums, and to discuss whether your pet may need a professional cleaning.
Back at home, you can support your pet's oral health by brushing their teeth with a toothpaste formulated for pets at least a few times per week. If your pet won't let you brush their teeth, tooth wipes, dental treats, and water additives can help keep their teeth clean without the fuss.
"If your cat or dog hates brushing, a tasty, chicken flavored pet toothpaste can help," says Larissa Schenck
, Director of Marketing at 1-800-PetMeds®. "You can also add a dental additive to their water bowl and use dental treats, and these products can all be used together or in place of brushing. You just need to find a routine that works for you and your pet."
Enter the Something To Smile About Sweepstakes for a chance to win a dental care package for your cat or dog. The dog dental care package will include a toothbrush & toothpaste kit, a pack of Max's Dental Wipes, Be Fresh Dental Care Solution, VetriScience Perio Support, Crumps' Plaque Busters, and a TropiClean Floss Rope Ball with Liquid Floss. The cat dental care package will include a toothbrush & toothpaste kit, a pack of Max's Dental Wipes, Be Fresh Dental Care Solution, VetriScience Perio Support, Feline Greenies® Dental Treats, and C.E.T.® Oral Hygiene Chews for Cats.
The 1-800-PetMeds® Something To Smile About Sweepstakes runs from Saturday 2/1 through Thursday 2/27. Everyone who enters from 12:01 AM Eastern Time
("ET") February 1, 2020
to February 27, 2020
at 11:59 PM EDT
is eligible to win. Visit the Something To Smile About Sweepstakes page to enter. Winners are randomly chosen and will be announced via email on Friday, February 28, 2020
About 1-800-PetMeds® Founded in 1996, Petmeds.com is America's Most Trusted Pet Pharmacy® providing fast, easy and helpful service to over ten million customers across the U.S. by delivering prescription and non-prescription medications and pet supplies for less, direct to the consumer through its 1-800-PetMeds® toll-free number, on the Internet through its website Petmeds.com, or with the 1-800-PetMeds® mobile app available for free at Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.