The most common problem caused by inadequate dog teeth cleaning is the appearance of teeth tartar. Experts advise that the teeth of your dog should be inspected at least once a month, and if they have yellow-brown deposit, your pet has tartar. How to remove it? Regular (at least three times a week) oral hygiene and tooth brushing your pet will do the job. This can be done independently by a dog toothbrush and toothpaste. In some cases it will be appropriate for a veterinarian to do it, using ultrasound. How to choose the right brush for your dog? As humans do, dogs can also choose between a wide range of brushes for pets. When selecting the right one keep in mind that brush must be firm and soft. I emphasize that human toothpaste is NOT intended for dogs. When buying toothpaste you sholud consider buying a flavor that dogs love. Those with a taste of chicken are common, and my dog loves it. (continue reading…)
After a good meal, the dog can walk to the couch and ritually rub one, then another side of his face on a cloth. Others may spend their spare time chewing their nails or putting their clutch in the ears, and then lick them. These are all intelligent, self-taught techniques of grooming, but all are simple variations of the natural ways of grooming. All dogs use the standard methods of care of their skin: licking and biting, scratching and scraping, rolling and shaking. And they didn't go to any dog grooming school to know that!