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Veterinary surgeries prepare For dental requests

You may have seen recent press coverage on the need to look after your pet’s teeth - with the vast majority of both cats and dogs suffering from some form of dental disease which is commonly neglected.

Your local veterinary practice could well be even better prepared to help you as a result of new training opportunities for veterinary nurses. As part of the Pfizer Dental Leadership campaign, qualified vet nurses are being given the opportunity to study dentistry with the help of two £1,500 bursaries to pay for the course.

To find out more about dental hygiene for cats and dogs, and see what others thought on the subject in your region, visit There are 13.5 million domestic cats and dogs in the UK, and veterinary dental specialists report that up to 70% over three years old are suffering from some form of dental problem.

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