You will need
- - sterile gauze;
- toys, dog biscuits, crackers;
- dental gel.
The timing of eruption and change of teeth depend on the breed of dog and characteristics of the individual. In the period from 3 to 7 months to closely monitor your pet. From time to time to check his mouth. First the incisors fall out, a little later, the molars and premolars. Most of the problems take the fangs – they have very deep roots. However, some breeds of dogs such as Yorkshire Terriers, Pomeranians, toy Terriers or dachshunds can have problems with the change of teeth.
As a preventive measure let your puppy toys of hard rubber, special stones from the veins, dog biscuits and crackers. Nibbling solid food and toys, baby shaking baby teeth, and they have no problems leaving the gums.
If upon inspection you notice that the baby tooth fell out and the permanent is already beginning to erupt, quickly take action. Wrap your fingers with a sterile gauze pad and gently grasp the tooth. Gently rock him. If he gives in, and the puppy shows no concern, just turn up the pressure and try to pull the cutter or canine. Do not use metal tools – you can break a tooth, and it will only exacerbate the problem.
Canine or premolar is firmly seated in the jaw? Wait a few days and try again. If it still does not give in, contact the veterinary clinic. Particularly problematic teeth, the doctor removes under anesthesia. At the same time ask him to check out the other baby teeth, you might need to remove them at the same time.
Puppies usually refer to the change of teeth calmly – except that increasingly chew toys and other surrounding objects. But if your pet is in pain and itching in the gums, he gets nervous, whining, refuses to eat. Try to lubricate the gums dental gel for infants. It has a pleasant taste, and the dog will not object to such a procedure.
During the change of teeth follow the health of the puppy carefully. His immune system during this period, weakened. Vomiting, diarrhea, refusal of food, or a General depression – a reason for immediate treatment to the veterinarian.