Features February 2014 Issue

How & Why You Should Manage Your Dog’s Dental Hygiene

For the upper back teeth, put the wet brush in the dogís cheek, and, gently holding her muzzle, close her mouth and brush. Closing the mouth controls the dogís tongue, reducing any struggle with brushing.

How & Why You Should Manage Your Dog’s Dental Hygiene

Brushing your dog's teeth is more important than you may think!

The good news: you can give your dog a thorough brush job in just two minutes a day. The bad news: few dogs fancy having their teeth brushed, and there ainít no Holy Grail of Canine Tooth Brushing, despite my attempts to extract one from Angela Mees, DVM, who owns a practice limited to veterinary dentistry in suburban Atlanta.

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