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3 Great Ways to Keep Nipping At Bay

So you got a new puppy! Aside from the cuddles and wonderful puppy breath, you may have noticed that some shoes come up deformed and you may experience random nipping at your toes or fingers. Don’t despair! Here are a few tips to comfort your teething pet and avoid destruction of those new pair of shoes.

  1. Chew Toys

Puppies tend to teethe from birth to six months. This time period is crucial to focusing their attention away from your valuables to pet safe toys. Some toys that are useful for this period are treat-filled luxuries, wet ropes, and ice cube DIY treats to take away any pain.

  1. Cold Compresses

Cold compresses take the pain away from swollen or inflamed gums. Wet, braided, homemade towels can act as chew toys that also compress the gums and take away the need for chewing on valuable items.

  1. Oral Hygiene

Any teething pup will benefit from proper oral hygiene. If your pet is teething, they will definitely need clean teeth and gums in order to stay healthy and avoid bacterial diseases. A great way to do this is to brush regularly and follow up with your veterinarian regularly.

Alleviating your pet’s discomfort is sure to be a priority along with assuring that your belongings stay intact. These tips can help get rid both of these headaches at once. To help ensure proper teething care for your pup, check in with your pet sitting service for more puppy teething advice and tips.