Dogs are man’s best friend and I only wish the best for my friends. I love Max to death and want to see him live a long life. Part of a dog’s lifespan is dental health. Oral problems can lead to gum disease, dental stones, and sometimes even tooth loss! Personally, I have a hard time going to the dentist when something is wrong with my teeth, so why would you want your dog to go through the pain and problems that come with poor dental health? We have some solutions just for your pitbull below.
The first and easiest solution is to feed your Pitbull dry dog food. Dogs like canned things because they are moist and tasty, but dry food has more health benefits. Because they have to chew it, they get a stronger jaw and the food actually works like a toothbrush, removing plaque and tartar from the pit bull’s teeth.
Another option you have as a pit bull owner is to give them rawhide chew toys, which can be found at your local pet store. These toys are a great way to exercise your beloved dog’s teeth and jaw. Your teeth will be stronger and have fewer problems in the future. An added benefit is that your dog will have something to chew on that is healthy for him, and not his shoes!
Next time you buy meat for your family at the butcher shop, ask the butcher for some extra bones you can have for your dog. Pit bulls especially love to chew on delicious bones and get that wonderful bone marrow. This will be a great benefit to your dog’s dental health.
Some devoted owners choose to purchase a dog toothbrush, brushing their pitbull’s teeth manually. This is a great option if you are up to the task of getting into your dog’s mouth twice a week. My Max gets too excited when I try to use the toothbrush with it, so I had to resort to other methods. Consult your vet on which toothpaste to use.
Finally, be sure to visit the vet’s office at least once a year for a complete dental cleaning. Your vet should be knowledgeable and able to answer any questions you may have about your pit bull’s dental health. This is not a complete list of everything you can do, so your vet can offer a few more suggestions. That’s great! Make sure to wear whatever you are comfortable doing because your dog shouldn’t suffer from poor oral health. Good morning canine lovers! Get more pitbull dental health tips.