Wednesday, June 26, 2013 — Opt for an ergonomic handle to make it easier to keep a firm grip while brushing. If your dog doesn’t take to the regular pet toothbrush, consider a finger toothbrush, which is softer.
• Chewing is great for dogs, helping to improve dental health by scraping away existing plaque and tartar. Give pets a better alternative than your slippers, such as a dental chew that activates the body’s natural defense system, killing plaque-forming bacteria.
• For dogs with bad breath, consider a breath spray that fights odors and controls tartar. Opt for something easy-to-use that has a veterinary-strength potency.
You can brush up on more pet dental health tips and tricks at www.SentryPetCare.com.
“Want your dog to live a longer happier life? The answer is simple. Keep pets’ teeth and gums in tip top shape, stresses Dr. Van Horn.