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So some of you may know that February is National dental health month for pets. And if any of your chis are like mine, then you may have an easy time cleaning some of your dogs teeth and a hard time with other. Ava is a difficult one. So I bought some dental toys, and this morning I put petz life gel along with a bit of coconut oil and voila! It worked. She was a bit apprehensive at first but then started chewing away.

What are some unique ways that you guys clean your dogs teeth?

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All clean mom! 馃惗
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Ours isn't unique but I brush them. :p
 

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Ava is my little devil lol. She doesn't like getting her teeth cleaned, so this is def a good way to do it.
 

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What a sweet girl!!
I found some tooth gel that causes them to lick their lips/cleans their teeth, works :)
I've never seen a stuffed animal chew for dental health, tho, whered you find it?
 

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Thanks so much! Love her to pieces. That particular toy is by DOGO I think. But ruff ruff couture and Hip doggie has some too.
 

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What a cutie! Does the gel take off stains on the teeth?
 

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Marley loves to chew on rope toys. I wonder if I could put the gel on those? Anyway, great idea!
 

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What a cutie! Does the gel take off stains on the teeth?

Hi Starr! It sure does. I use petz life gel, and I also let them lick coconut oil from my finger. Both are very good for the teeth. Coconut oil has load of other health benefits as well.
 

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Marley loves to chew on rope toys. I wonder if I could put the gel on those? Anyway, great idea!

Hi Lisa! A rope toy would be awesome to truths with. They also make a spray version. The toy she chewing on is a dental toy. The rough fabric and grooves help polish the teeth and remove plaque. But before using the gel, mine would only chew on them for short periods of time. Ava is my little monster lol, so anything I can do to persuade her into doing what I want is a plus!
 

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I am definitely going to try this. I brush Beverly's but she acts awful. She is so good about everything else. Baths, nail trims, she is fine. But brushing her teeth? No. Way. Thanks for the tip!
 

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I bought a spray gel that you spray on them
 

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I have rope toys that Sapphire and Jewel like...not Lady and Prince. I do brush Prince's teeth daily and Sapphire's daily. Lady has super good teeth for her age. I brush her teeth everyday other day. So far I have let Jewel lick a tiny bit of doggie toothpaste off my finger. She doesn't have much in the way of teeth yet. I also like bully sticks and tripe chews. Tripe is supposed to be good for their teeth due to some enzyme in it. I also use Ziwipeak canned with tripe on occassion.
 

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I am definitely going to try this. I brush Beverly's but she acts awful. She is so good about everything else. Baths, nail trims, she is fine. But brushing her teeth? No. Way. Thanks for the tip!

You are very welcomed my dear. Let me know how Bev likes it馃槏
 

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I have rope toys that Sapphire and Jewel like...not Lady and Prince. I do brush Prince's teeth daily and Sapphire's daily. Lady has super good teeth for her age. I brush her teeth everyday other day. So far I have let Jewel lick a tiny bit of doggie toothpaste off my finger. She doesn't have much in the way of teeth yet. I also like bully sticks and tripe chews. Tripe is supposed to be good for their teeth due to some enzyme in it. I also use Ziwipeak canned with tripe on occassion.

I haven't yet tried tripe for my crew. But I will definitely look into it. I recently tried a canned 5 star food for my crew and they all loved it.
 

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I had some petz life gel in my closet that I used for my shih Tzu. I took it out to see if I could use it with Marley for his teeth. When he smelled it he ran under my bed to hide from me! Strange....
 

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I had some petz life gel in my closet that I used for my shih Tzu. I took it out to see if I could use it with Marley for his teeth. When he smelled it he ran under my bed to hide from me! Strange....
Just gave me a giggle :laughing8: ! x x x
 

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I had some petz life gel in my closet that I used for my shih Tzu. I took it out to see if I could use it with Marley for his teeth. When he smelled it he ran under my bed to hide from me! Strange....

Ha! Poor little guy! Seems your going to have to find a way of tricking him like I've had to do Ava. I adds bit of coconut oil because it's sweet and smells good. That always works for her 馃槉
 

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Ha! Poor little guy! Seems your going to have to find a way of tricking him like I've had to do Ava. I adds bit of coconut oil because it's sweet and smells good. That always works for her ��
Marley loves coconut oil! He seems to have occasional mild constipation and the coconut oil helps.
 

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Ha! Poor little guy! Seems your going to have to find a way of tricking him like I've had to do Ava. I adds bit of coconut oil because it's sweet and smells good. That always works for her ��
ok, so what I did was soften a bit of coconut oil. I then rubbed it on the rope toys he likes to chew on. hopefully that can help with dental care! he of course liked that.
 
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