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How to brush your dog's teeth

This only takes a minute.

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Use a very soft toothbrush and a doggie toothpaste.

Use a very soft toothbrush and a doggie toothpaste.

All dogs need their teeth brushed. Even Matthew Emerson.

All dogs need their teeth brushed. Even Matthew Emerson.

Hold your non dominant finger and thumb between the dogs cheeks. Brush rapidly, front teeth. Pull the cheek hair and slide the brush to the back again with rapid brushing.  Repeat on the other side.

Hold your non dominant finger and thumb between the dogs cheeks. Brush rapidly, front teeth. Pull the cheek hair and slide the brush to the back again with rapid brushing. Repeat on the other side.

If there is stubborn buildup, brush that area and use your finger nail to scrape it away. Brush again.

If there is stubborn buildup, brush that area and use your finger nail to scrape it away. Brush again.

Bradley's clean teeth.

Bradley's clean teeth.

You don't have to rinse.

You don't have to rinse.

  • Dog
  • Extra soft toothbrush
  • Dog toothpaste