No matter how we might be roughing it on Jasmine's ranch, there are some things that must be done at all times.
We cook up Jasmine's meals, and she gets her teeth brushed.
Jasmine, of course, thinks that skimping on oral care is part of roughing it, "Come on, we are in the middle of wilderness, wolves don't brush their teeth either!"
Sorry, hon, wilderness or not, those teeth need to get brushed.
Keeping the mouth healthy helps to keep the body healthy.
Our choices of tooth paste are quite limited, because most of them have one ingredient or another Jasmine is allergic to. We settled on Biotene® Veterinarian Maintenance Gel. This product is supposed to work without the need for brushing. We tried that, it kind of does, but combined with brushing the effect is better and longer lasting.
It's been almost two years since Jasmine's last dental cleaning and the teeth are holding up.
Biotene® Veterinarian Maintenance Gel is one of the few products that we can use for Jasmine and since we added the actual brushing to the application, we are happy with the results.
Teeth brushing is typically hubby's job, you know, he gets to do the things Jasmine doesn't like.
But in all honesty, gotta give her credit, because she is actually extremely good with it. A very good girl.
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