Canine Dental Hygiene

So, I called the vet and found out it costs $60 to clean my dogs teeth!!!  Probably wouldn’t be too bad, but there are three four-legged family members, which quickly adds up!!!  So, I decided to give brushing them myself a shot.  I got a doggie toothbrush kit in town for $7.95+tax, which seemed like a great idea!!!  I quickly learned a few lessons!!!

Lesson Numero Uno:  It doesn’t take much, as the dogs will eat it before it can be effective!!!

Lesson Numero Dos!!!
The finger brush works great on the big dogs, not so much on the little ones!!!

Lesson Number 3:  I need to work on my Spanish!!!  The lesson is there is no way to take a demonstration picture, as the pictures just look cruel!!

Lesson Number 4:  The reason their toothpaste smells and takes like meat is so the dogs will eat it all and you have to buy more!!!

My dogs have tempers: they wouldn’t come near me for a while!!!  Must be why they put them to sleep to clean them!!!

*****NOTE:  I meant to say that the pictures looked like I was being cruel!  Evidently it didn’t come out that way!  Thanks for all the comments though!!!

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Originally posted 2011-08-10 23:40:00.

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Hi all! My name is Kaycee. I live in Arkansas with my husband of over 12 years! We have a grown daughter, a son-in-love and 2 grandson. Just love being Nonna! We also have an angel waiting on us to join her one day, she was 11 months old when she went to Heaven. We also have two great Chihuahuas and a Great Dane, along with several fish in our koi pond. My educational background is in Psychology and Child Development but my heart is in ministry, crafts, fun, reviews and my website, My Crafty Zoo. I look forward to continuing to share my life through word and pictures with you and love hearing your feedback! Thank you for taking the time to read and allowing me to share! I look forward to reading your comments!

6 thoughts on “Canine Dental Hygiene

  • March 9, 2012 at 9:27 am
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    AVDH is a neighborhood vet with all the equipment and facilities of a specialty animal hospital. You get the very best veterinary medicine all in one location saving you time and money and sparing your pet the wait for diagnosis and treatment. K9 Dental

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  • September 8, 2011 at 12:33 pm
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    It’s ok, we understand that you are not saying your dogs cruel. BTW, they are really cute. Enjoyed your blog a lot. I would love to read more about the.

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  • September 7, 2011 at 1:04 pm
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    Thanks ladies! I didn’t mean that they were cruel, more like I looked cruel! Pulling poor Tator Bug’s eye up (lesson number 3) simply looked like I was just evil!!! In my defense, he wouldn’t hold still! LOL

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  • September 6, 2011 at 1:40 pm
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    Yes, this is really very funny. After a long time I read a blog which really made me smile.
    And your family is really very sweet. I didn’t find your dogs to be cruel, rather they are too cute. Keep smiling and please keep sharing.

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