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.
Advice 2: How to change a dogs teeth
Dog - guards and protectors by nature, even those who belong to the representatives of the decorative "toy" breeds, so the teeth for them not just a tool for chewing food. Good, strong teeth is the key to and an indicator of the health of the dog.
Like many members of the order of mammals, dogs are born without teeth, they start to grow in 3-4 weeks and only by the end of 5-8 weeks they have there first set of dairy. However, even the representatives of one species first teeth can appear with a difference in 1-2 weeks. They included only 28 of the upper and lower jaw there are 2 canine, 6 incisors and 6 premolars, molars puppies there. Period, when the puppy teething can be accompanied by discomfort and even slight indisposition. Those puppies who have good ears are, they may back down. At this time, dogs may start to ruin things steviva them to "scratch" gums, bite, they, too, begin often.
The second attack of vandalism starts in puppies when there is a change of milk teeth to permanent, so the owner should not be angry with chewed up Slippers, and to provide the dog a special "chewing" toys. This period starts approximately 3 months and can last up to 8. The milk teeth of a dog or loses during the game, or just swallows when she eats. Typically, they fall under the pressure that the growing permanent tooth, and fell in the resulting hole, you can immediately see one that grows on shift.
Veterinarians say that the larger the breed, the change of teeth is faster. In dogs of small breeds, Yorkshire and toy Terriers, this process is delayed and represents a significant problem, as some baby teeth have not time to fall, when growth begins permanent. The owner should frequently inspect the puppy's mouth and the time to remove a baby tooth, if he bothers to grow permanent. To help it fall out, turn into a puppy's diet more solid food – carrots, cut into large pieces, dried bread, seeds.
When the change of teeth, the first, as a rule, begin to change tools, then the change of the premolars, appear indigenous, the latter grow fangs. The set of permanent teeth 42 pieces, 20 located on the lower jaw, 22 on the upper, completely their shift ends after 7 to 8 months.
When the change of teeth you can't pull the puppy from the jaws of a toy or something tightly clamped between the teeth – this game can prevent the formation of a correct bite.
During the period when teeth change in the dog, her immune system is weakened, so take care of the puppy from hypothermia, should not subject him to intense physical stress, vaccinations at this time also should be abolished.