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September 25, 2019 News News

Llama Has Dental Surgery To Get At Root Cause Of Past Escape

by The Associated Press

A pack llama that absconded because of an abscess during a Yellowstone National Park guided trip last year underwent a four-hour operation to remove the malignant molars. The Colorado Sun reports that Ike the runaway llama traveled from its Bozeman,

September 17, 2019 News News

China Launches Dental Examinations For Giant Pandas


A giant panda research base in Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, said Monday that they had carried out a series of dental examinations for giant pandas, in an effort to ensure the animals’ oral health. The examinations were

September 11, 2019 News News

How A Lion From Saskatoon Ended Up In A Dentist’s Chair

by CBC

It’s hard enough to get some humans to go to the dentist, let alone a lion. But 40 years ago, that’s where George, a lion who lived at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm & Zoo, needed to go. “Several weeks ago, he broke

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Patterson Foundation Awards More Than $187,460 In Grants To Oral Health And Animal Health Organizations

by Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the Foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to