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Care for your pet's teeth too!

While it is best to begin home dental care when your puppy or kitten is between 8 and 12 weeks of age, it is never too late! The daily brushing process should be pleasant for both you and your pet!Many pets enjoy the added attention and many owners look forward to the close quality time spent with their companion animal.
The supplies you need are a finger or a soft bristled tooth brush and pet toothpaste.Most animals will accept brushing very well if they are introduced to the procedure in a calm and patient way.The best way is as follows: Day 1: Gently pet and scratch the muzzle, slowly lifting the lip for about 30 seconds.Reward with a treat at the end of the session. You can even give a taste of a flavored pet toothpaste.We recommend CET brand chicken flavored toothpaste! Day 2: Repeat as above, except gently run your finger over your pet’s teeth for 30-45 seconds.Reward and praise again. Day 3: Repeat Day 2, adding 15 seconds time running your finger ov…