Wow, 2 broken teeth? Henry huny, what were you doing? Glad everything went well Z, and thanks for sharing that list with us as well.....Nano, nice tip about the raw carrots, may have to try that
Dogs can have uncooked bones but never cooked bones. Cooked bones become brittle and will splinter and cause digestion problems. Crunching on raw, meaty bones can be good for their teeth. Chicken backs, necks, wings are good examples(raw only). I know some people will give raw big bones(beef bones) but they are considerably harder and can sometimes hurt teeth. The big rule is NEVER FEED COOKED BONES, that includes the smoked knuckle bones and the white hard bones from the petstore. They can be like chewing on rocks.They did say that no dog should ever have a bone because they can splinter and jam into the soft palate causing an open wound, leading to possible infection, abcess, etc.
I'm happy your visit to the dentist went well, thought that price is a tad bit steep.Re: doggie dentist tomorrow
Y'all! I don't know what I'm going to do with that boy!
Doc said the tooth has been broken for more like a month, not just a couple of weeks. But the root canal went well and he has a nice tooth-colored cap, not a silver one!
While Henry was out, doc called and said he found another broken tooth! It was one of his upper jaw teeth, on the same side as the broken canine on the bottom! He said this one looked like it happened within the last few days. So he fixed it too.
AND! Henry has an extra inscisor (sp?) on the top. What a mess! :lol:
He's coming around just fine. Just ate a little food. OH! The food has to be soaked till soft for two weeks. No more hard anything, because apparently he breaks teeth! No more nylabone, no more hard plastic toys like frisbees, and no more bully sticks! He gave me a whole list of OK and not OK things to chew/play with.
I just bought those 5 bully sticks from Hanna Banana, anybody want them?
I'm still trying to get over my nerves!