Dental Hygiene

January 11, 2017 by  
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Tooth Brushing:

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:

Baking Soda

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!!

Try Lavender for the Holiday Stress

December 16, 2016 by  
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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.

Colorado’s Best

June 22, 2016 by  
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Deodorized litter or litter deodorizers for CATS

June 20, 2016 by  
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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.

Squirt Bottle Disciplinary Action

June 7, 2016 by  
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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)

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