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Teeth Tongue Mouth Issues In Dogs
Everything you need to know about dog teeth, tongue, and mouth issues -- even funny things. See which dog food, treats, and toys for dogs are best for your dog’s teeth. (Even recommendations for dogs with NO teeth and those with hanging tongue syndrome!) Plus dog toys, treats, and chews that will brush your dog’s teeth effortlessly, the longest lasting dog chews (antlers, hooves, bully sticks, etc) for tough chewers, and all about dog dental cleanings (what it’s like and how much it costs).See how puppy nipping & biting is associated with dog teething - and what you can do about it. Tips that make DIY dog teeth brushing so much easier -- and the easiest ways to remove tartar from your dog’s teeth, including dog mouthwash that helps remove tartar and cure bad dog breath. (See also “Dog Breath Issues”)
If you’ve ever wondered how in the world you’re going to brush your dog’s teeth yourself, I’ve got SO MANY helpful tips that will make it incredibly easy for you to do! See exactly how to clean your dog’s teeth. Handy gadgets that make the process MUCH easier. The difference between plaque and tartar – how to tell which one your dog has (and which one is the most harmful). Plus some scary facts that will become your reality if you DON’T start brushing your dog’s teeth. 80% of dogs have dental disease by age 3 – so it’s crucial that you start now!
At some point, your dog will need a professional teeth cleaning from a veterinarian. This article will answer all of your questions! See how much it costs, signs that a dog dental cleaning is necessary, and what you can expect before, during, and after the dog teeth cleaning procedure.
Wondering what the best long lasting dog chews are? Me too! So I did a big ‘ol experiment with my dogs to find the differences between all of the most popular dog chews. Antler dog chews rank way up there. So do real bones from the butcher… and cow hooves! See the entire list of 12 best dog chews that last the longest.
All puppies nip or bite at your hands, feet, and ankles. See the #1 reason you should not allow this behavior any more, How to stop a puppy from nipping and biting, Why puppies bite, When puppies stop biting, and All about puppy teeth!
The Bristly dog toothbrush is a special chew toy that functions as a toothbrush for dogs. Who doesn’t need a little help brushing their dog’s teeth??? If there’s an easier way to do it… I’m all in! Dog teeth brushing is one thing that is not all that easy to do. I still do it with all 3 of my dogs — but it’s not what I’d call fun. The Bristly dog toothbrush toy is a FUN way to brush my dog’s teeth! The best part: he does all the work, not me. Here’s my review, including the 10 things I like best and 3 things I’m not so crazy about. But the bottom line is my dogs LOVE it!
Start grooming your Shih Tzu right away to get them used to the grooming process — because Shih Tzus need regular grooming! The combination of their tangly hair, big eyes, and shortened face can cause serious problems if you don’t stay on top of the grooming. Here’s everything you need to know about grooming your Shih Tzu: how often to do it, pro vs DIY grooming costs, tools that make dog grooming easier, and Shih Tzu grooming issues you need to know about: tear staining, shedding, eye infections, and ear infections.
The best toys for dogs are those which match your dog’s needs the best. If your dog has no teeth, or few teeth, these are the 10 best dog toys to consider.
My dog’s first experience with Mercola Healthy Pets Treats. We tried the large Dental Bones and the Gentle Dental Bones. My dog LOVES these dental chews!
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If your dog’s tongue sticks out all the time, it could eventually become dry and cracked — and painful — for your dog. Here’s what you should do to make sure that your dog’s tongue stays in the best condition possible.
I’ve tried dog mints in the past. They had no effect on my dog’s bad breath. Those granules that you sprinkle on your dog’s food are so darned expensive. So I decided to try doggie mouthwash; it’s a drinking water additive. Dental Fresh got rid of my dog’s fish breath once and for all!
My Pomeranian/Yorkie dog is 18 years old and he’s lost all of his teeth. Here’s how we got through the painful periods when he was losing his teeth and having difficulty eating. Plus tips for caring for a dog with no teeth.
Here are some videos of dogs showing their teeth… or baring teeth… on command. Want to know how to teach your dog this trick? Check out these tips for teaching a dog to show teeth.