What kind of daily home dental care do you provide? I brush my dog Cardiff's teeth every night. Yes, every night. I dip the bristles of a toothbrush into the liquid from DentAcetic wipes. I then follow up by using a DentAcetic wipe. This combination, especially the toothbrush aspect, has kept Cardiff's teeth cleaner than just wiping alone and prevented him from needing a dental cleaning with or without anesthesia.
In this episode of Holistic Vets, Tracie Hotchner and I cover dental health, the need for x-rays, when to seek out a specialist, and the fact that in California it is illegal for a groomer to perform “anesthesia-free dental cleaning”(only a veterinarian or certified vet technician can).
Follow this link to Radio Pet Lady Network to hear the full show: http://www.radiopetlady.com/shows/podcast-hv/dental-health-for-pets/
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