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the Cost of Dental Care for Dogs

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$ 250
Aug 2007
Berkeley, CA
Shepherd mix
Dental check up and cleaning for dog  more... close row
$ 400
Feb 2008
North Ridgeville, Ohio
Tooth extraction and cleaning  more... close row

Description of service

pre-anesthesia blood work panel, dental X-rays, one tooth extraction, cleaning and polishing of teeth, toenails trimmed

Review of Service

I took my dog in at 7:30 a.m. After he was weighed I was given paperwork to sign and then I left. The vet, who is a specialist in canine dentalwork, called me personally around 9 a.m. to report that everything had gone well. He told me about the tooth extraction and also explained what I needed to do for my dog when he got home and he told me I could pick my dog up at 10:30. The vet was friendly and explained things very well. When I went to pick up my dog I also received written instructions. Every procedure was itemized on the bill. The anesthesia was the most expensive. Because my dog has bad teeth I had authorized X-rays when I signed the paperwork earlier. The bloodwork is something the vet requires before any procedure that requires anesthesia. This is very important because if there is anything wrong with an animal that can be detected through bloodwork, you don't want to give it anesthesia. The receptionist and technicians were all very friendly and obviously love animals. After I paid my bill, I waited about 15 minutes before my dog was brought to me. He is small and the technician delivered him right into my arms. It was a very good experience.


Feb. is National Dental month and the vet gives a 5% discount for appointments made in Feb. Dental cleaning is as important to animals as it is in humans so it is worth the cost. Make sure to follow the instructions the vet gives you when you make the appt. I was not to feed my dog after 6 p.m. the previoius night and no water was allowed after midnight.

$ 200
Feb 2008
Scottsdale, AZ
Removal of two puppy teeth from dog's mouth  more... close row
$ 350
Sep 2007
Arlington, TX
Canine dental care comes with risks  more... close row
$ 112
May 2008
Bay Minette, Alabama
Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkies known for having bad teeth  more... close row
$ 100
May 2007
Manhattan, Kansas
Cocker Spaniel
Teeth cleaning not including anesthesia price  more... close row
$ 125
Mar 2008
Branford, CT
German Shepherd
Dogs must be sedated when having teeth cleaning  more... close row
$ 100
May 2008
carmel, ca
black lab-large
Dental plan established for dog  more... close row
$ 115
Jun 2007
Monticello, AR
rat terrier
Dog's teeth now look brand new  more... close row
$ 350
Feb 2007
Birmingham, AL
German Shepard
Dental visit for dog may have prevented bigger problems  more... close row
$ 400
Feb 2008
Pacific Grove, California
Friendly dental care for dog  more... close row
$ 945
Mar 2006
Chandler, AZ
Vet neither nice nor helpful  more... close row