February is National PET Dental Month

Just with people, regular brushing is key

Many Hudson Valley families have pets, and caring for their teeth will prevent a lot of health issues. 

In this video, Dr. Sheldon Rubin, from the American Veterinary Medical Association, gives easy, step-by-step instructions on how to teach a dog or cat to accept a daily tooth brushing.

(After watching, send an email to editor@excitingread.com with the name of the vet pictured here, and the first one with the correct answer will win a Hello Kitty Toothbrush.) 

What your child can expect on their first dental visit.