Teeth-friendly Toys And Treats For Your Dog

It’s easy to spoil the ones we love, and when it comes to our furry friends, there are certainly no exceptions! Treats and toys are a common go-to, but it’s easy to overlook dog dental care when reaching for a new gift for your pooch. To help avoid an expensive trip to your doggy dentist, […]

A K9 Gentle Dental Interview – Brynn & Tazz

In honour of the dog of the month, the Australian Shepherd, we asked one of K9 Gentle Dentals‘ very own to answer a few questions for us. Mariah is a full time cleaner and manager at K9 Gentle Dental and has been since 2016. Being one of our fabulous cleaners is not her only full […]

May Dog of the Month – Australian Shepherd

Welcome to the dog blog of the month. This month we are featuring the Australian Shepherd.  Australian Shepherds are an extremely intelligent dog and have relatively high energy. They are definitely the happiest when they have a job to do and an owner to impress. Teaching your Australian Shepherd to do a new job or […]

Ways to Tell Your Dog You Love Them

It’s a great thing to open your door after a long day of work to have your dog bouncing off the walls that you’re finally home. That, on top of many others, is a sure sign that your pup adores you. As dogs are incredibly loyal and loving, you’re sure to care for you as […]

Why do Dogs get Gum Disease?

As with humans, once gum disease starts taking effect, there aren’t any outward signs that something’s occurring. Instead, symptoms can only be felt once the disease has progressed, devastating your dog’s mouth and causing chronic pain, gum erosion, tooth loss and bone loss. Bacteria is ultimately the antagonist when it comes to gum disease. After […]

January Dog of the Month – Samoyed

It’s that time again! For January’s Dog of the Month we are featuring the Samoyed, a.k.a Sammies! Talk about a pupper that can stay toasty warm, even when the weather is far from it! Samoyeds were originally bred as companions for northwestern Siberia’s Samoyede people, also known as the Nenetsky. They originated thousands of years […]

Boost your Dog’s Diet with Cranimals

Most people already know that cranberries make an important part of any healthy diet. Naturally high in fiber, antioxidants, Vitamins A, C, and K, and low-calorie, cranberries are a superfood. Cranberries are linked to a lower risk of UTIs, improved immune function, decreased blood pressure, and the reduction of certain kinds of cancer and tumor […]

Beware Summer Fun: Part 1

As much fun as we like to have playing in the sun, it’s not always the best place to be. The heat can be a lot! Thankfully we have access to A/C, shade, abundant water (and other cool beverages), we can dress appropriately for the heat and humidity, and–come on, we have waterparks. Humans have […]

Double Coated Dogs– To Groom or not to Groom?

When we see our furry friends scorching in the sun, our first instinct is to do whatever it takes to make them more comfortable. A cool bowl of water, a nice patch of shade, bringing them to sit in front of the A/C, or maybe even a haircut. We know how uncomfortable the heat is–imagine […]

How to ‘Chews’ a Dental Chew

It’s not easy to keep your pet’s teeth clean all the time. Many pet owners, especially ones who have smaller dogs, struggle with their pet’s dental issues — despite dental supplements, brushing, and regular cleaning. However, a lot of large breed dogs don’t have the same kinds of issues! We see large dogs every day […]