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  1. Nervous Dog Momma- Need support

    Dog Health
    Hello! I am new to this forum and am hoping I find some comfort from fellow dog parents. My sweet Sophie (Corgi, 4 years old) has two fractured teeth, the big ones in the top back. This is a result of letting her chew on hard bones (once we realized that, we stopped immediately). We visited...
  2. My dog turned 12, looking for advice on what I should

    General Dog Discussion
    My dog Simon (corgi-golden retriever) turned 12 about a month ago and over the last year or so he has been showing his age but lately it's a little bit more noticeable. He's only about 27 pounds but unfortunately I have stairs so he can't always walk down them but he can walk up. 1. he doesn't...
  3. Small dog having trouble with raw bones...

    Dog Food
    Tribble, my Japanese Chin has terrible teeth. They are crooked and crowded and just generally a mess. At less than 1.5 years, despite daily toothbrushing, he was having a lot of problems with tartar and bad breath. So now I give him raw bones- chicken or turkey neck pieces, chicken backs, etc...
  4. Is a dental cleaning worth the risk?

    Dog Health
    I know this is long, but please read! I really need lots of opinions. Thank you. My chihuahua needed a teeth cleaning last year so we scheduled an appointment in November. But then 2 weeks before the cleaning appointment, she had a bad episode of neck and back pain (it never happened before and...
  5. Preventing Dental Disease in Dogs

    Dog Health
    There are several things you can do to help keep your dog’s teeth in good shape. Start a dental care routine as early as possible in your dog’s life so he get used to the feeling of having his teeth brushed and inspected. Puppies have 28 deciduous teeth that typically fall out by about six...
  6. Brushing Dogs Teeth

    Dog Health
    Use a toothbrush and toothpaste made especially for dogs. Look for a toothbrush with a long handle, soft bristles, and an angled head for ease of brushing. Some dog toothbrushes have two ends, one large for cleaning the front teeth and one small for cleaning the teeth way in the back of the...
  7. Dental help! DentaSure Oral Care Spray good for pets?

    Cats
    Here is information about the product I'm considering: Dog Dental, Cat Dental, Dog Bad Breath, Gingivitis. Official DentaSure Website. Ingredients: Purified water, Grapefruit extract, grape seed extract, propolis extract, stevia I've been looking up each ingredient and it seems most of them...
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