We often ignore the fact that pets also have teeth and need caring too. If you care for pet dog health, then you must also include your pet’s teeth or canine as an important aspect of the pet health of your dog. Your pet’s canines are a very important part of its body that dog owners must really take care of and pay attention to.
Sadly, many pet dogs’ teeth are not taken care of, as a lot of pet owners seem not aware of the importance of caring for the animal’s teeth, and thus the pet dog’s health in this aspect is neglected.
You must remember that caring for your dog does not only mean shampooing and trimming its coat regularly, cutting excess nails, and putting on anti-tick and anti-flea powder. Serious caring for the pet health of dogs likewise includes taking good care of their teeth.
Now we have emphasized the importance of dental care for dogs, so better be ready to brush your pet’s teeth regularly, two to three times a week. While it can be an awkward and even unpleasant process in the beginning, in due time you and certainly your dog will get the hang of it. Always use special toothpaste and brush for your dog to ensure the cleanliness of its teeth.
If you can’t do regular brushing of your dog, you may opt to give him some teeth or canine chews that are a good substitute for brushing. It helps in strengthening the dog’s teeth and gums as well as preventing the formation of plaque. Actually, the key to strong and healthy dog teeth is to provide your pet with hard dog food, or some raw bones on which it can use its canines on. Soft treats can be given to dogs, but they should be supplemented by hard food.