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Subject: Teeth Brushing (Video) Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:36 pm
I always thought this was funny, and I finally got it on video!
My pupper loves having her teeth brushed. She didn't used to, but over time it's become her favorite thing. Now, we tell her to "pick a side" and she flops over to brush the one side of her mouth. Then we tell her to "rotate" and she flips to the other side. It's so adorable.
Mersea Lopez Teenager
Join date : 2017-11-09
Subject: Re: Teeth Brushing (Video) Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:21 pm
Goals! What a good girl.
Join date : 2013-06-14 Location : Missouri
Subject: Re: Teeth Brushing (Video) Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:44 am
What do you use to brush her teeth with and how do you like it. My huskies have pretty good teeth that are being maintained by chewing bones and chicken feet but my gsd mix has some spots that really need that extra touch. She really does fantastic with that. Two of mine would never go for that, even with time I think.
I've tried a few different toothpastes on her, but the Petrodex one has worked the best. I follow up with this spray which helps prevent tartar (and freshens her breath)
She has terrible teeth. She bit down weird on a bone when she was 18 months and destroyed the teeth on the left side of her mouth, and they had to be removed. Since then, she hates chewing any bones at all, so we depend solely on brushing her teeth.
She HATED it at first. We started really slow. We put a dab of peanut butter on a children's toothbrush and just let her lick it at first, and we did that for a few days. Then, still using peanut butter, We held the tooth brush to her mouth and lifted her lips for a couple of seconds. Then brushed a single tooth. Then we switched to the toothpaste and did a tooth, then two, until she was comfortable with us doing her whole mouth. It took about 2 weeks to get her used to it, but now, as you see, she absolutely loves it.