Animalcare launches dental wipes for cats and dogs – VetSurgeon News – VetSurgeon


Animalcare has launched Plaqtiv+ dental wipes, designed to capture minerals and inhibits biofilm maturation to scale back the formation of calculus.

Animalcare says the wipes deliver tartar reduction with some mechanical motion without the difficulties that some owners experience when using a toothbrush. The corporate says they can even help owners grow more comfortable with handling their pets’ mouths before they progress to full toothbrushing. 

Animalcare Senior Brand Manager Eleanor Workman Wright said: “With periodontal disease so common in dogs and cats, supporting owners to assist them start and maintain an oral health regime for his or her pet is important. 

“Toothbrushing is, in fact, the Gold Standard but it surely should be done ceaselessly to attain a big degree of efficacy.

“For many house owners that is just impossible and, in the event that they find it difficult, the chance is that they then surrender and their pet’s oral health is neglected.

“Considered one of the founding principles of the Plaqtiv+ range is to supply proven technology in multiple formats which might be used day by day by owners as an alternative choice to toothbrushing, as a part of a programme to accumulate to toothbrushing or inside a multi-modal framework.

“Launching our recent dental wipes is the newest step in achieving this goal.”

To support Plaqtiv+, Animalcare has published a web site with content for each veterinary professionals and pet owners. 

For veterinary professionals, there’s advice about methods to start discussions with clients about dental care and tools to assist them recognise signs of dental pain.

The pet owner site offers information on the importance of dental health in pets and advice on establishing a dental care regime.

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