Pet Dental Care

If you would like to start Home pet dental care the first thing you will need to do is check your dogs mouth.

Is your dog over 3 years old and suffering from

  • Bad Breath
  • Plaque
  • Tartar build up

You will need a vet to have a look at those teeth before you start any home dental care. With any of these things present you and your dog will be fighting a loosing battle at home.

If this is not the case this is what you can do at home

  • raw beef bones
  • brushing – fingerbrush

– tooth brush

  • dental chews ( pedigree dentalsticks, greenies (mars))
  • Hills t/d

 

If you have got a young dog or the teeth are looking ok you can provide bones. Make sure these are uncooked long bones that don’t splinter.  Only use beef bones. Don’t use lamb or pork they will brake off tiny pieces and cause harm.

You can also provide chicken neck if your butcher provides them.

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Mind that the breeds of dogs like Pekingese,poodles etc. are more prone for the development of teeth diseases because the teeth are closely crowned in the oral cavity be to the small size of the these dogs. Hence, these dogs need to be checked up for the excessive plaque by a vet.

Recreational raw beef bones are wonderful materials to keep the teeth structures of your dog clean and free from formation of plaque with build up of bacterial organisms.

Tooth brushes are available for use with care in case of dogs and one has to be careful during the usage of these brushes in dogs. Teeth brushes are to be used with special kinds of pastes recommended by the veterinarians for home use in case of dogs.

Specially prepared food are available in the pet shops to remove the tartar and the plaque materials from the teeth structures. Dry dog food and toys that are specially made to add strength to the teeth structures are often used at home for better teeth cleaning.

 

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