Are Small Dogs More Prone To Dental Problems?

Duration: 08:40
Katie Kangas, DVM, CVA, CVCP · February 7, 2022

Course Description

Small breed dogs are more susceptible to dental disease than larger dogs, due to the anatomy of their mouths, heads and faces, along with other genetic features.

Things to Learn

Learn why small and toy breed dogs tend to face more dental issues than most dogs, including Brachycephalic breeds, and discover the processes, actions, and remedies you can use to help keep your small breed canine’s teeth and dental health in tip top shape.

About Instructor

Katie Kangas, DVM, CVA, CVCP

Dr. Katie Kangas owns and operates Integrative Veterinary Care in San Diego, California. She achieved her CVA certification at the Chi Institute in 2008, and followed with additional training in Advanced Acupuncture, Food Therapy, Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM). Her areas of interest include nutrition, dental health, and pain management. Dr. Kangas also lectures and writes and has worked as a shelter veterinarian for more than 15 years. She currently works part-time for the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, and previously served as full-time medical director for the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate