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Dental Pet Health Care
You will be surprised
to know that dental pet health can increase your petís life span. You
surely remember that from you mom, grand mom, teachers, and last but
not least your dentist, all have repeatedly urged you to brush your
teeth regularly. They all also told you that by not doing so you can
cause damage to your teeth.
The same thing is valid for your dog as well. Dental pet health care is
becoming a necessity in order for your dog to lead a happy, healthy and
longer life. A study shows that by the age of three, 80% of dogs have
developed gum disease; in the same study it has been proven that by not
practicing regular dental health care your pet will not only loose
their teeth but also damage their liver, heart, kidneys and other
Your dog is known as ďmanís best friendĒ and should be treated like
they are your best friend. If your dog is your best friend, your heart
goes out to them completely and making sure they are healthy is
important. Without dog pet health insurance, you are likely to pay high
out of pocket expenses for their treatments as they grow older.
Some dental insurance companies can be quite costly, but as long as you
do some research on your own, you can find coverage for your dogís
needs. You should make sure you follow some basic principles if you are
going to get coverage that is beneficial for your dog.
You often must have wondered or exclaimed about your petís bad breath;
that however, is the first indicator of dental problems. Left
unattended they form tartar and plaque in the petís mouth affecting
first the gums. This leads to periodontal disease that can cause
bacteria and toxins which enter the blood stream with potential harmful
effects on internal organs.
Finding Proper Care
Dental pet health must be conducted by a veterinarian. Some states
(such as California) clearly specify that such practice such only be
conducted by qualified personal to protect your pet from injuries.Dog
owners should not allow their dogís teeth be cleaned in a grooming
store or pet shop under any circumstances. Not following proper
procedures can severely harm your dog.
Veterinarians are trained in animal dentistry and have the right
equipment to conduct such dental health care for your dog.
Brushing Your Petís Teeth
Ideally your dogís teeth should be cleaned everyday; just like us
humans, they eat daily putting their teeth and dental pet health at
Here are some tips to keep your dogís teeth and gums healthy:
* In the case that you have never brushed your petís teeth start by
rubbing his/her gums from front to back. Make sure to wrap some gauze
around your finger first and then try dipping your finger into beef
bouillon for dogs and tuna water for cats; this usually gets them get
familiar with the idea of brushing teeth without opposing it.
* The next step is to try the brushing with a soft brush as well as
specially made toothpaste (usually meat flavored) both of which you
should find in your vetís office.
* Do not force your dog in brushing, try for as much as possible to
make it fun. Remember not to press to hard and cause bleeding.
* Keep the session short as even the shortest of sessions will benefit
your pet a great deal.
Make sure to have regular dental check visit to keep a track of the
dental pet health care. You will notice a healthier dog that will be
around for you enjoying life longer. Having a dog is fun, but you must
know how to keep them well. It is essential to know at least the above
pet health information to ensure their well being.
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