Good news for dogs is they are not as prone to cavities as we are. Despite the conventional wisdom that a dogs mouth is cleaner than a humans, dogs can still develop tartar and plaque build up and ginger Vitus.
Bad breath and yellow teeth are not the only thing you have to worry about.
Just like humans these canine dental problems can actually lead to life threatening infections and issues including heart, liver and kidney disease.
Here are some ways to practice good dog dental care that will help your dog live a happy life.
How to brush your dog’s teeth.
Unfortunately your dogs cannot brush there own teeth, so using a canine tooth brush and a little strategy we have to do it for them.
The best brush to use is the double headed brushed at a 45 degree angle to clean below the gum line…. Click here to read more….
The Thunder shirt is a safe, effective and drug free anxiety solution for dogs.
Its patent pending design applies gentle, constant pressure on a dog’s torso, and this pressure has an amazing calming effect for most dogs.
Pressure has been used to successfully reduce anxiety for many years for both animals and humans.
Examples including certain groups of dog trainers using pressure wraps for a wide variety of anxiety’s, veterinarians using squeeze chutes when vaccinating cattle, and thousands of people with autism using pressure to relieve persistent anxiety.
Thunder Shirts are ideal for:
Fear of thunder
Car or travel anxiety
General training tool… Click here to read more….
Here is a really funny puppy video I wanted to share with you. It’s super cute and I could watch it all day. You can tell these are well groomed dogs.
See how many different dogs you can count in the video and post a comment below. If you’re really keen, give it a go to identify each dog breed.
Personally I would love to see all these dogs in our Brisbane doggy daycare with us this is the sort of stuff they do all day at Paddington Pups.
The video is for dog food brand Beneful found in most supermarkets.
Thank you to Dr Marc Dussault, The Exponential Growth Strategist for forwarding this funny puppy video as one more example of antimimeticisomorphism.
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The rule of thumb is if your dog gets bathed often (once or more per week) the topical flea treatments are not for you. However, if you wash your dog less regularly remember to apply the treatment 2 days either before or after the bath. This will allow time for the treatment to be absorbed into the pores before being washed off.
Every bath your dog receives washes all their natural oils out of the coat. The pores where the oils lay are also where the topical flea treatment lies to. So during each bath the topical flea treatment such as Advantix, Frontline, Advocate etc. will be washed off and therefore be less effective. The plus side of the Advantix and Frontline ranges is they prevent not only fleas but flies, ticks, lice and more.
Flea baths completely remove all of the natural oils removing all the topical treatment … Click here to read more….