K9 Gentle Dental

Anesthesia-free canine dental cleanings

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  • Calgary
  • Edmonton
  • Fort McMurray
  • Lower Mainland
  • Medicine Hat
  • Red Deer and Sylvan Lake
  • 16 Tue
    07/2024
    (Burnaby – One De Fur Pet Spa and Boutique)
    4550 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 0E9
  • 16 Tue
    07/2024
    (Wetaskiwin – Pet Valu)
    301-3600 56th St, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2V6
  • 17 Wed
    07/2024
    (Port Moody – Uptown Dawg)
    2615 Murray St, Port Moody, BC V3H 1X1
  • 18 Thu
    07/2024
    (Avonmore- Doggie Stylz Salon)
    6936 77 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 1E6
  • 21 Sun
    07/2024
    (Devon – Pet Valu)
    49A Superior St, Devon, AB T9G 1K8
  • 24 Wed
    07/2024
    (Sylvan Lake – Pet Planet – (Ryders Square))
    3715 47 Avenue #615, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0C8, Canada
  • 24 Wed
    07/2024
    (Vancouver (Kitsilano) – Bones Pet Store)
    2501 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6K 2B4
  • 26 Fri
    07/2024
    (West Edmonton – Tail Blazers)
  • 27 Sat
    07/2024
    (Burnaby (Hastings) – Big Dog Little Dog Bakery)
    4631 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC
  • 29 Mon
    07/2024
    (Vancouver (Kitsilano) – Woof Dog Shoppe)
    1905 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1G7, Canada
  • 30 Tue
    07/2024
    (Aldergrove – Pet Junction (West Abbotsford))
    27257 Fraser Hwy #101, Langley Twp, BC V4W 3P9
  • 31 Wed
    07/2024
    (Burnaby (Hastings) – VanPet)
    4111 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2J3
  • 01 Thu
    08/2024
    (Vancouver – Pet Parlour)
    3457 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z, Canada
  • 07 Wed
    08/2024
    (Red Deer – Pet Planet Clearview Market)
    27 Clearview Market Way, Red Deer, AB T4P, Canada
  • 08 Thu
    08/2024
    (Strathcona – Sublime Cat n’ Canine)
    5825 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T6E 3J2
  • 11 Sun
    08/2024
    (Abbotsford (Whatcom) – Bosleys)
    160-2362 Whatcom Rd, Abbotsford, BC, V3G 0C1
  • 12 Mon
    08/2024
    (Yellowhead Corridor East – Priscilla’s Pet Emporium & Parlour)
    8207 127 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5E 0A1
  • 12 Mon
    08/2024
    (New West – Van Pet)
    800 McBride Blvd, New Westminster, BC V3L 2B8
  • 13 Tue
    08/2024
    (Camrose – Pet Valu)
    6800 48 Ave, Camrose, AB T4V 4T1
  • 13 Tue
    08/2024
    (Vancouver (Downtown- Thurlow)- Bones Pet Store)
    1171 Thurlow St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1X3
  • 14 Wed
    08/2024
    (Pitt Meadows – Pet Planet)
    113-19150 Lougheed Highway, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y, Canada
  • 14 Wed
    08/2024
    (Chappelle – Pet Valu)
    14155 28 Ave SW, Edmonton, AB T6W 0C3
  • 18 Sun
    08/2024
    (The Meadows – Bone and Biscuit)
    4424 17th Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta
  • 19 Mon
    08/2024
    (Richmond – Aww Pet Grooming and Supplies)
    6628 River Rd #155, Richmond, BC V7C 0E2, Canada
  • 20 Tue
    08/2024
    (West Van – Noah’s Barque)
    1835 Ambleside Lane, West Van, BC
  • 21 Wed
    08/2024
    (Coquitlam – Bosley’s (Lougheed Hwy))
    1301 Lougheed Hwy #108, Coquitlam, BC V3K 6P9
  • 24 Sat
    08/2024
    (Gateway Boulevard- Bone and Biscuit)
    3354 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 6V1
  • 24 Sat
    08/2024
    (Burnaby (Hastings) – Big Dog Little Dog Bakery)
    4631 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC
  • 26 Mon
    08/2024
    (Millwoods- Cuddles and Bubbles Grooming)
    4716 10 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6L 4E3
  • 27 Tue
    08/2024
    (Vancouver (Yaletown-Smithe) – Bones Pet Stores)
    181 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • 28 Wed
    08/2024
    (La Perle – Maples Dog House)
    9738 182nd Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 3T9
  • 29 Thu
    08/2024
    (West Edmonton – Tail Blazers)
  • 30 Fri
    08/2024
    (Riverbend – Pet Planet)
    708 Riverbend Square Northwest, Edmonton, AB T6R, Canada
  • 03 Tue
    09/2024
    (Jensen Lake – Bone and Biscuit (St. Albert))
    860 St. Albert Trail #430, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 7V2
  • 04 Wed
    09/2024
    (Parsons Industrial- Posh Pooch Hotel and Daycare)
    9402 31 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6N 1C4
  • 08 Sun
    09/2024
    (Jasper Gates – Pet Planet)
    14979 Stony Plain Road Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5P 4W1, Canada
  • 08 Sun
    09/2024
    (Abbotsford – Abbotsford Dog & Cat Grooming)
    34365 Old Yale Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2K6
  • 09 Mon
    09/2024
    (Richmond – One De Fur Pet Spa and Boutique)
    10880 No 5 Rd #140, Richmond, BC V6W 0B6
  • 09 Mon
    09/2024
    (Whyte Ave – Global Pet Foods)
    7904 104st NW Edmonton AB T6E 4C8
  • 10 Tue
    09/2024
    (Burnaby – Puptown Girls Dog Lounge & Spa)
    3999 2nd Ave, Burnaby, BC V5C 3W9
  • 10 Tue
    09/2024
    (Spruce Grove- Barkstreet Market)
    131 Century Cross, Spruce Grove, AB T7X 0C8
  • 11 Wed
    09/2024
    (Lacombe – Pet Valu)
    5830 Highway St, Lacombe, AB T4L 2G5
  • 14 Sat
    09/2024
    (Vancouver (Commercial Drive) – Pet Pantry)
    2240 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4B5
  • 14 Sat
    09/2024
    (Summerside – Bone & Biscuit)
    1058 91 Street Southwest, Edmonton, AB T6X, Canada
  • 15 Sun
    09/2024
    (Surrey – Wagging Tales)
    15940 Fraser Hwy #402, Surrey, BC V4N 0X8
  • 15 Sun
    09/2024
    (Windermere – Oh My Dog Spa & Grooming)
    5596 Windermere Blvd, Edmonton AB T6W2Z8
  • 16 Mon
    09/2024
    (Garneau- Bone and Biscuit)
    8212 109st Edmonton, AB, T6G 1C8
  • 17 Tue
    09/2024
    (Hollick Kenyon- Pet Valu)
    5241 167 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5Y 0L2
  • 18 Wed
    09/2024
    (Avonmore- Doggie Stylz Salon)
    6936 77 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 1E6
  • 21 Sat
    09/2024
    (Sherwood Park – Bone and Biscuit)
    410 Baseline Road, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 2A7
  • 22 Sun
    09/2024
    (Stony Plain – Pet Valu)
    4410 48 St #10, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1L4
  • 22 Sun
    09/2024
    (Cloverdale – The Bone & Biscuit)
    17433 British Columbia 10, Surrey, BC V3S, Canada
  • 23 Mon
    09/2024
    (Fort Saskatchewan – Pet Valu (MAY 1St))
    9410 86 Ave #103, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 4P4
  • 24 Tue
    09/2024
    (Sylvan Lake – Pet Valu)
    62 Thevenaz Ind. Trail, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0B6
  • 25 Wed
    09/2024
    (Burnaby – The Re-Treat Doggy Daycare)
    6965 Antrim Ave, Burnaby, BC
  • 26 Thu
    09/2024
    (West Vancouver – Village Pet Foods & Supplies)
    5323 Headland drive, west vancouver, bc, v7w 3c6
  • 27 Fri
    09/2024
    (Walnut Grove – Bosley’s)
    20159 88 Ave, Langley Twp, BC V1M 0A4
  • 29 Sun
    09/2024
    (Hampton Market – Bone and Biscuit)
    6282 199 Street NW, Edmonton, T5T 2K4
  • 30 Mon
    09/2024
    (Medicine Hat – Residential Event)
    TBA
  • 01 Tue
    10/2024
    (Sylvan Lake – Pet Planet – (Ryders Square))
    3715 47 Avenue #615, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0C8, Canada
  • 01 Tue
    10/2024
    (Medicine Hat – Residential Event)
    TBA
  • 02 Wed
    10/2024
    (Gateway Blvd – Sophie’s Pet Spa)
    5805 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2H3
  • 02 Wed
    10/2024
    (Medicine Hat – Residential Event)
    TBA
  • 06 Sun
    10/2024
    (New West – Wag ‘N’ Woof)
    825 McBride Blvd New West
  • 06 Sun
    10/2024
    (Newcastle- Pet Planet)
    16961 127 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6V 0T1
  • 07 Mon
    10/2024
    (Vancouver (Kitsilano) – Paw Prints Dog Grooming Salon)
    2635 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 1P8
  • 07 Mon
    10/2024
    (Blackfalds – Pet Valu)
    37 Cottonwood Dr, Blackfalds, AB T0M 0J0
  • 08 Tue
    10/2024
    (Griesbach – Bone and Biscuit)
    9950 137 Ave NW #104, Edmonton, Alberta, T5E 6W1
  • 08 Tue
    10/2024
    (D’Arcy Crossing Okotoks – Pet Valu)
    10 D'arcy Ranch Dr., Unit 708 Okotoks, AB T1S1R1
  • 08 Tue
    10/2024
    (Banff- Veronica’s Daycare and Grooming)
    114 Eagle Crescent Unit 2, Banff, AB T1L 1G1
  • 08 Tue
    10/2024
    (Coquitlam – LEASH Loft & Spa)
    2710 Barnet Hwy #40, Coquitlam, BC V3B 1B8
  • 09 Wed
    10/2024
    (Morinville- Pet Valu)
    8807 100 St Unit 11, Morinville, AB T8R 1V5
  • 10 Thu
    10/2024
    (South East – The Beast Boutique)
    6115 4 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2H9
  • 11 Fri
    10/2024
    (Okotoks – Chow Bella)
    Suite 100 - 235 Milligan Drive, Okotoks, AB T1S 0B8
  • 11 Fri
    10/2024
    (Leduc – The Bone & Biscuit)
    #107 - 5411 Discovery Way, Leduc, Alberta T9E 8N4
  • 15 Tue
    10/2024
    (Port Moody – Bone and Biscuit)
    265a Newport Dr, Port Moody, BC, V3H 5C9
  • 15 Tue
    10/2024
    (Windermere – Pet Valu)
    1141 Windermere Way SW
  • 16 Wed
    10/2024
    (Sherwood Park – Global Pet Foods)
    Unit 21 993 Fir Street, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4N5
  • 19 Sat
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Stonecreek (Fort McMurray))
    108 Riverstone Ridge, Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1S6
  • 19 Sat
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Thickwood (Fort McMurray) FULL WAITLIST ONLY)
    414 Thickwood Blvd #2, Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1P1
  • 20 Sun
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Thickwood (Fort McMurray))
    414 Thickwood Blvd #2, Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1P1
  • 20 Sun
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Stonecreek (Fort McMurray))
    108 Riverstone Ridge, Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1S6
  • 21 Mon
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Stonecreek (Fort McMurray))
    108 Riverstone Ridge, Fort McMurray, AB T9K 1S6
  • 21 Mon
    10/2024
    (Bone & Biscuit – Franklin Ave (Fort McMurray))
    8412 Franklin Ave #110, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2J3
  • 24 Thu
    10/2024
    (50th Street Market – The Bone and Biscuit)
    4937 167th Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5Y 0S4
  • 26 Sat
    10/2024
    (Red Deer (Bower) – Pet Valu)
    2325 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1L2
  • 29 Tue
    10/2024
    (Downtown- SODOG Daycare)
    110-620 10 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1C3
  • 02 Sat
    11/2024
    (Lakeview – Pet Valu)
    6439 Crowchild Trail SW Unit 35, Calgary, AB T3E 5R7
  • 03 Sun
    11/2024
    (Aldergrove – Bosley’s)
    26310 Fraser Hwy #250, Aldergrove, BC V4W 2Z7
  • 04 Mon
    11/2024
    (Inglewood- Tail Blazers)
    1420 9 Ave SE #7, Calgary, AB T2G 0T5
  • 05 Tue
    11/2024
    (Spruce Meadows – Stonehaven Kennels)
    154085 183 Ave W, Calgary, AB T2J 2T9
  • 12 Tue
    11/2024
    (Timberlands (Red Deer) – Pet Valu)
    499 Timberlands Dr #7109 Red Deer AB T4P0Z3
  • 13 Wed
    11/2024
    (Cochrane – Pet Valu)
    80 Bow St, Cochrane AB
  • 13 Wed
    11/2024
    (Stony Plain- Barkstreet Market)
    212-4201 28 Street, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 0K3
  • 16 Sat
    11/2024
    (Leduc – Global Pet Foods)
    5103 50th Ave #117, Leduc, AB T9E 0B9
  • 16 Sat
    11/2024
    (South Fraser Way Abbotsford – Bosleys)
    32500 South Fraser Way, Unit 20, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4W1
  • 18 Mon
    11/2024
    (Heritage – Pet Valu)
    8835 MacLeod Trail S.W Unit 150
  • 18 Mon
    11/2024
    (Canmore- Mut Hut Pet Emporium)
    1001 6 Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 3L8
  • 18 Mon
    11/2024
    (Fort Saskatchewan- Bone and Biscuit)
    105-9378 Southfort Dr, Fort Saskatchewan
  • 19 Tue
    11/2024
    (Southbank Okotoks- Pet Valu)
    105 Southbank Boulevard, Okotoks, AB T1S 0G1
  • 19 Tue
    11/2024
    (Shepard – Shampooch)
    5280 130 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Z 5C2
  • 20 Wed
    11/2024
    (North Hill – Pet Valu)
    1632 14 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1M7, Canada
  • 20 Wed
    11/2024
    (Charleswood – Tails In Tatters)
    Charleswood - NW
  • 25 Mon
    11/2024
    (Crowfoot – Pet Planet)
    150 Crowfoot Cres NW Unit 327 Calgary AB T3G 3T2
  • 25 Mon
    11/2024
    (North East – Sleep Rover)
    735 41 Ave Ne Calgary
  • 26 Tue
    11/2024
    (Mahogany – Bone and Biscuit)
    7 Mahogany Plaza SE #1330, Calgary, AB T3M 2P8
  • 27 Wed
    11/2024
    (Sunridge – Pet Valu)
    3561 20 Ave NE Unit 110, Bldg F, Calgary, AB T1Y 0B9
  • 01 Sun
    12/2024
    (Didsbury – Pet Valu)
    Unit 920 900 Shantz Drive, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
  • 02 Mon
    12/2024
    (Charleswood- Dog Town Grooming YYC)
    2832 Morley Trail NW Calgary, Alberta T2M 4G7
  • 03 Tue
    12/2024
    (Airdrie (Coopers crossing)- Pet Valu)
    Unit #1001 401 Coopers Blvd, Airdrie, AB T4B 4J3
  • 04 Wed
    12/2024
    (Shawnessy – Pet Valu)
    70 Shawville Boulevard Southeast #208, Calgary, AB T2Y 2Z3, Canada
  • 08 Sun
    12/2024
    (Britannia – Bon A-Pet-Treat! Pet Store & Bakery)
    815 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1G8
  • 09 Mon
    12/2024
    (Britannia – Bon A-Pet-Treat! Pet Store & Bakery)
    815 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1G8
  • 09 Mon
    12/2024
    (Strathcona – Pet Valu)
    7925 104 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 4C9
  • 10 Tue
    12/2024
    (Richmond Road SW – Pet Planet)
    4800 Richmond Road Southwest, Calgary, AB T3E 4P1, Canada
  • 11 Wed
    12/2024
    (Evanston- Pet Valu)
    2060 Symons Valley Pkwy NW #7026, Calgary, AB T3P 0M9

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Frequently Asked Questions

This is definitely our most frequently asked question! Most of our clients come in being uncertain about whether their dog will cooperate – and we can tell you from experience that we are able to successfully calm and clean more than 99% of the time!
Check out Our videos on Youtube to see how we hold and lay down the dogs.

Your pet lies on the floor on a supportive dog bed with their head in our lap. With small dogs, we may swaddle them in a towel to make them feel more secure. Someone is always available for belly rubs and we always talk to the doggies to help them understand that they are safe and that we are there to help. We hand scale their teeth with manual dental instruments on the inside and outside surface of the teeth, removing the tartar build up. When we are done scaling, we gently polish the teeth with prophy polish and a toothbrush. When the cleaning is over and you are back to pick up your dog, you will receive a report card telling you what we were able to see during their appointment as well as a loyalty card and possibly a chart of your dogs teeth with any notes about specific areas that we want you and your vet to keep an eye on or inspect further. We do not diagnose or treat any infections or disease so the dental chart will not be meant as anything more than just a reference guide to what is visible in your dogs mouth.

When you come in for your appointment we will look in your pet’s mouth to check for any obvious problems. If we see anything that appears irritated, loose, broken or just out of the ordinary, we will recommend that you see your vet to have a dental cleaning under anesthesia and there will be no charge. Before we get started we will check the mouth for: tooth mobility, visibly apparent gum recession, breaks/chips, bleeding/swollen gums, tissue injuries or signs of infection. If during the appointment we find any problems that we didn’t see right away, we will either call you or put the information on your report card so you can discuss any further action with your own veterinarian.

Yes, we carefully polish the teeth at the end of the dental cleaning. We also do not use a mechanical polisher as the noises and vibrations may frighten the doggies. We use a toothbrush to gently and effectively polish the teeth.

We do a great job of cleaning the inside and outside surfaces of your dog’s teeth, but our services are considered hygienic and not a medical procedure. We can help your doggie maintain a clean mouth, but if there are already issues with infection or disease, we are not able to treat or diagnose anything and may not be able to help you reverse those issues. We take care to do a great job every time; however, there are circumstances where we might not be able to remove all the tartar and may refer you to your veterinarian – for example when there are deep pockets, root exposure or excessive wiggling. If we are not able to complete the cleaning, there is no charge for the visit. No method is completely effective long term unless maintenance is practiced at home. So don’t forget to brush! Imagine if you depended on your hygienist to keep your teeth clean without doing your daily oral care routine at home – not a good idea!

Dogs are very resilient when it comes to healing and leading a normal life after dental surgery with your vet. We have seen many dogs who have little to no teeth left who still love to grab a hold of their bully stick or their big brothers crunchy kibble! They may not even realize that any teeth are gone – they just know that they feel much better. Some adjustments to diet may be needed but they can be very simple. Soft food like a raw diet can be really easy for dogs who have little to no teeth to switch to, or even soaking their favourite kibble in some warm water will soften it up enough for them to be able to eat it. The most important thing to remember is that your dog will be happier and healthier after their bad teeth are extracted.

We can clean along the gum line but we do not clean out deep gum recession. We do not measure depth of gum recession and would not be able to know how deep we could go before our sharp tools would hit tissue and that would be painful! Our doggies also don’t understand the “say ahhhh” command like we do when we see our dentist so we can’t guarantee that doggies wont move unexpectedly and therefore we always want to take precautions to avoid injuries and will not place our tools in dangerous areas. We can however clean the tartar around the gums and because gums are pliable we can move them to remove tartar that may be accumulated right along the gum line. Gums have a natural overhang of a few millimeters and in our opinion it is not painful or dangerous to clean within that area.

There actually is a big difference! Even though the veterinary option is called a “teeth cleaning” they actually do a lot more when done properly. Not only do they clean, but also they can diagnose and treat diseases and infections and can clean into deep pockets. They may do x-rays and measure pockets as well as part of their diagnoses process. These are all things that we cannot do when the dog is awake and/or do without a veterinarian present. We can look for abnormalities in the mouth but would not know if they were actually a problem. If we see any, these would be the times when we will refer dogs back to their vets. Because we are not veterinarians we cannot provide any type of diagnoses or treatment of disease as that would begin to tread in veterinary medicine and would be against the law. We provide a hygienic service to keep your dogs mouth cleaner.

BRUSH YOUR DOGS TEETH! If you never brushed your own teeth at home would you expect to have great dental check ups? Probably not. But still so many people don’t understand the importance of at home regular care. Without this aspect most dogs will slowly develop gum disease, which can snowball into full-blown infections and other periodontal issues (issues with the structures supporting the teeth and mouth, such as bones). Also natural chews (bully sticks, raw and dehydrated bones, etc.), supplements and the dental sprays and gels are also great, but will not replace a toothbrush.

We love using coconut oil as a natural toothpaste. The same stuff you use at home for cooking is perfect. We are supportive of any dental treat as long as it something they actually have to chew on. Things that crumble like a cookie tend to do very little in our opinion.