Pressed rawhide was the very first type of dog chew that I tried with my dogs (decades ago) — after hearing all the bad things about rawhide bones and rawhide dog chews. Following are the most important things you need to know about pressed rawhide vs. regular rawhide bones for dogs. Plus all of the pressed rawhide bones safety information you’re probably wondering about!
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”)
Are cow hooves safe for dogs? How long does a hoof last? Are cow hooves good for power chewers? Everything you want to know about cow hooves for dogs – including some pros and cons you should know about!
While many dogs seem to enjoy gnawing on goat horns for hours, my dogs tend to get bored with them after a few minutes of chewing. Perhaps they aren’t “smelly” enough! Regardless, my dogs are still intrigued enough to gnaw on a goat horn that’s been re-introduced to them after I removed it for a few weeks.
Deer And Elk Antlers For Dogs 101 – Antlers are naturally shed from both elk and deer — and they make fabulous dog chews! Wondering which are the best antlers for dogs? Here’s how to choose the right antler dog chews for your dog, the pros and cons of antlers for dogs, how to soften them, and the best place to buy them!
The Best Raw Bones For Dogs – A list of safe dog bones for chewing that are the least likely to splinter. See the specific bones to ask your butcher for, what to look for in grocery stores, and where to find raw bones for dogs online. (I usually buy several pounds at a time, and I freeze them.)
Have a senior dog? Here are the most common health problems in older dogs that you need to be aware of. How to prepare for your senior dog’s final years healthwise.
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!