Keep your pet healthy — including their teeth!
Having a pet can be a lot of fun, but it is also a lot of responsibility. Your dog or cat is a member of the family, and like any other member of the family there are certain things that your pet needs in order to be healthy and happy.
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Some tips to care for your pet’s teeth
What exactly does your pet need? While it is true that your dog or cat does need to eat a healthy diet, exercise, a yard to run around in, did you know that it is very important to take care of your pet’s teeth? Here are some pet teeth care tips to help both you and your pet.
Pet teeth cleaning has never been easier than with a dental bone. These bones are made of one hundred percent natural ingredients that can not only keep the pet’s teeth nice and clean, but can also help with bad breath and healthy gums. Don’t worry, your pet will be more than happy to chew on one of these because they taste really good, and come in pet-friendly flavors.
Before you break out your toothpaste, you need to stop and think a moment. Is regular toothpaste meant for your pet? The answer is no because human toothpaste can be poisonous to a dog or cat. Did you know there is toothpaste that you can use on your pet’s teeth? You may need to go to a pet store to find it, but most pet stores sell both tooth brushes and pet-friendly toothpaste.
Your veterinarian is the one person who can really help you keep your dog’s teeth nice and clean. Be sure you are taking your pet to their vet on a regular basis, because if there is a problem you can deal with it quickly before your pet really gets sick or worse.
There is nothing more rewarding than having a pet. It has been scientifically proven that dogs and cats can help ease stress, and can make a person more calm and relaxed. The important thing to remember about your pet is that they need care too including a good diet, exercise, and proper care for their teeth. The best way to make sure your pet has healthy teeth and gums is to make sure the teeth get brushed, chews on dental bones, and gets regular visits to the veterinarian.
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Links for further reading
- Veterinary Dental Cleaning – Getting Your Dog’s Teeth Cleaned
Depending on the condition of your dog’s teeth, your veterinarian may recommend a professional dental cleaning at some point. Learn all you need to know about getting your dog’s teeth cleaned at your veterinarian’s office.
- Dog Dental Care: How to Clean Dogs’ Teeth
- Top Ten Tips on How to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Clean | petMD
Unlike us, cats can’t brush their teeth or find a suitable domesticated replacement for chewing on bones and grass, their way of keeping their teeth clean if they’re out in the wild. Here are ten ways to establish good dental hygiene.