Start by dipping a finger in beef
bouillon for dogs.
Rub this finger gently over your pet’s gums and
one or two teeth.
Repeat until your pet seems fairly comfortable
with this activity.
Gradually, introduce a gauze-covered finger and
gently scrub the teeth with a circular motion.
Then, you can begin to use a toothbrush, either an
ultra-soft model designed for people or a special
pet tooth-brush or finger brush, which is a rubber
finger covering with a small brush built in at its
Finally, once your pet is used to brushing,
introduce the use of pet toothpaste in liquid or
paste form. Most of these contain chlorhexidine or
stannous fluoride – ask your veterinarian for his
recommendations. Don’t use human toothpaste, as it
can upset your pet’s stomach. Your vet may also
advise the use of an antiseptic spray or rinse after