Hi everyone, a sparkly toothed CEO Olivia here. It’s February which just happens to be National Pet Dental Health Month.
Just like with yourself, regular dental care is an important part of a good dog or cool cat’s overall health. Gum & tooth problems are a far too common cause of significant health issues in us four leggers. I’m sure you see a dentist regularly, so should your good dog or cool cat. An examination & a possible cleaning at least once a year by your vet is vital to check for early signs of an issue.
I had to have dental surgery last year due to a cracked tooth. While under I got a full cleaning. It was expensive & since then, for me, going to the vet is kind of scary. huMom never wants to put me through that again so she helps me take good care of my teeth.
Regularly brushing of your good dog or cool cat’s teeth is the single most effective thing you can do to keep their teeth & gums healthy. Most dogs accept brushing, but I hate toothbrushes & cats being cats, can be a bit more resistant – patience & training is key (hint : treats). Daily brushing is best if possible. Brushing several times a week can also be very effective. Simply wiping the teeth & gums with a warm cloth can also be an effective approach for those canines who like me, don’t like brushes to get used to our daily cleaning. Use something we like, like coconut oil instead of doggy toothpaste to help us accustom to this new dental regime.
Next week, I’m going to be offering the chance to beta test a new a natural hemp finger brush for cleaning teeth that my huMom & I have developed & been using since my dental surgery. My vet is super pleased with the results.
On a final note, just the other day we read that every plastic toothbrush you’ve ever used in your lifetime is still on the earth, probably in a landfill, and it will be there for thousands of years. Yikes! Thank dog my finger brush bio degrades.
CEO Olivia ❤