Daily tooth brushing is the best preventive measure you can do as a pet owner. A daily tooth brushing is necessary because plaque bacteria can colonize on teeth 24 to 36 hours after scaling and polishing.
If you do not brush your pet’s teeth within two weeks tartar will be back on the teeth!
Plaque and calculus can not be removed from the tooth’s surface by chemical means alone, you must brush the teeth in order to remove calculus.
Make your own toothpaste:
Coconut Oil – a few drops
Peppermint Extract – a few drops
Mix into a paste and use
DENTAL Month coming up in February, Do not forget to make an appointment for your dog’s teeth cleaning by professionals!!
Used in small amounts Lavender is very calming for your dog.
You can mix it with a little carrier oil & put it on the bottom of dogs feet, or diffuse it in the room.
Lavender is very calming for both dogs & humans.
Young living are pure essential oils and safe to use for your pet.
You can either buy a deodorized product or add your own deodorizer to plain litter, however some deodorized litters contain chemicals and fragrances that repel cats, forcing them to use other places in the house. It’s often easier on the pet and on the pocketbook to buy plain clay litter and add your own odor counteractant. Most experienced cat owners favor plain old baking soda, 85% cat owners indicated that they had better results with baking soda than any other chemical treatments of any other kind. Mix one part baking soda to three parts litter, and always put a layer of soda on the very bottom of the box. Also don’t forget always keeping the box clean is the great odor-conquering secret.
Pet owners and trainers agree–this is one of the most effective disciplinary measures around. When you catch your pet in the act of misbehaving simply squirt him with plain water ( the quickness of your draw is very important in this type of pet correction)