How to brush your dogs teeth

Brushing your dogs teeth can be such a pain at times.

It’s something that most dogs hate having done and most owners hate doing. But there is an easy easy way to get your dog used to tooth brushing.

Brushing your dogs teeth helps prevent cavities, plaque and smelly dog breath

Here is a short video on how you can make your dog comfortable with having their teeth brushed

Do  you want to know how to brush your dogs teeth?

Watch on YouTube: How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth

29 Comments

  1. February 19, 2016 / 1:13 pm

    Ted lets me brush his teeth, and he tolerates it well but doesn’t like it. However, I like knowing that I won’t need to spend hundreds of dollars anytime soon to have his teeth cleaned again.

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 7:08 pm

      It really is a great preventative for so many things

  2. February 19, 2016 / 3:36 pm

    I was so remiss in brushing Henrietta’s teeth when I got her that now, 10 years later, she hates it and needs vet treatments for them. We are getting a new puppy in May and we will be brushing his teeth regularly. Great reminder

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 7:05 pm

      Starting from young is always helpful

  3. February 19, 2016 / 3:54 pm

    We had to start small with our older dog. Charlie took to tooth brushing right away. A yummy toothpaste and lots of treats always help! Great info!

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 7:05 pm

      So glad you found it helpful

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 7:05 pm

      Make sure you show your owners this post so they will give you some peanut butter or nom noms to get used to it

  4. February 19, 2016 / 8:26 pm

    Layla hates it but I will not give in to her, her teeth were black when I got her from the shelter and 5 years later they are pearly white 🙂

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 9:52 pm

      Wow thats great.
      Is that just from brushing?

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 9:52 pm

      That’s great

  5. February 19, 2016 / 9:34 pm

    Great post! Dental care is so important! Zoe and Phoenix get their teeth brushed daily!

    • City Dog Expert
      February 19, 2016 / 9:53 pm

      We don’t manage daily but do it as often as I remember 😉
      Well done you

  6. February 19, 2016 / 11:21 pm

    My Bentley LOVES to have his teeth brushed. If I show him his toothbrush, he will come running!

  7. February 20, 2016 / 12:37 am

    Yea, I’m guilty of not brushing nightly. Both dogs just hate it so I avoid it. Luckily, the vet feels like they both are doing great in this area.

  8. February 20, 2016 / 2:19 am

    We brush every other night….we gots to get on a nightly brushing! Thanks for this great reminder. Our pups do enjoy it – so it’s just me needing to get my stuff together!

  9. February 20, 2016 / 3:38 am

    Great How to video. I gotta get back in a routine of brushing the pups teeth!

  10. February 20, 2016 / 3:56 am

    I bet it’s easier than brushing the cat’s teeth. We’ve only just started doing this… and it’s not easy. Slow steps for us.

    • City Dog Expert
      February 22, 2016 / 9:35 pm

      Our cats are so much better than the dogs when it comes to this.
      It’s exactly the same method but instead of peanut butter you use tuna or bonito flakes

  11. February 20, 2016 / 9:29 pm

    What a great way to start them out to get used to it and slowly work your way to the actual thing. Roxy won’t let me do it, but with my fingers, so we do that and a dental bone so she at least gets some.

  12. February 21, 2016 / 4:19 pm

    Good reminder. Kilo is not keen but we try. He also chews his Bullwrinkles which does seem to remove some plaque. He hates the vet too.

  13. Jodi
    February 21, 2016 / 5:31 pm

    It interesting how far dental health care for our pets have come. Thanks – great instructions and tutorial.

  14. February 21, 2016 / 5:35 pm

    Great information. It amazes me how many people DON’T do this.

  15. February 22, 2016 / 1:08 am

    We always brush 1 to 2 times a day. Such a firm believer.

  16. February 22, 2016 / 1:54 am

    Dental Pet Month is so important – I’m a CVT and dentals literally can save your pet’s life.

  17. February 22, 2016 / 3:12 am

    Good video! Simba doesn’t mind the tooth brushing much…I think he just likes the dog toothpaste…greedy haha :

  18. February 22, 2016 / 4:40 am

    Dental health is very important for both dogs and cats. I need to work on brushing Truffle and Brulee’s teeth.

  19. February 22, 2016 / 4:38 pm

    Excellent post & great video! You’ve done a wonderful job showing that you really to need to do a slow introduction to teeth brushing for most dogs. I’m still struggling with teeth brushing but will take a few steps back and try it your way w/ the peanut butter – I love that idea!
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

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