Coconut oil?

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We5Kings
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Coconut oil?

Post by We5Kings » 04 May 2017, 10:56

Has anyone used coconut oil to clean teeth?
I have to admit I've been fairly lax with the Dude tooth cleaning,but I'm not impressed with the ingredients used in these "meat flavoured" dog toothpastes!
An elderly lady with a v snappy Maltese Terrier mentioned using coconut oil as tooth paste.
What do you all use to clean your doodles teeth?
Anny

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by linny » 04 May 2017, 13:00

Never knew about this Anny but I googled it and you can indeed use coconut oil.There are also other natural products available. I just use a salt solution on my dogs .

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by kobi&jazz » 05 May 2017, 12:18

I have used coconut oil myself to clean my teeth but don't think the hounds would understand they needed to squelch it around their mouths then spit it out :lol: :lol:

I have always used Plaque Off - its a natural supplement that I add to their food a few times each week and it seems to work. My sister is always saying the dogs have better teeth than her :lol:

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by We5Kings » 05 May 2017, 12:20

Thanks Linny, I think I will give it a go. ( although I know Mum always used a salt solution for her dogs.... how dilute do you make that?)
I also see that Dorwest do a Roast Dinner tooth paste....somehow I think Dude might like that! Anny

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by We5Kings » 05 May 2017, 12:22

Plaque off? Interesting. So, no brushing required? Where do you buy that? Anny

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by kobi&jazz » 05 May 2017, 12:28

Anny - I get mine from Zooplus when I order their food, but if you do a search online you can compare cost. Good luck :)

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Re: Coconut oil?

Post by Bid » 07 May 2017, 00:28

I use an enzyme based toothpaste - they seem to need the brushing and the enzymes carry on working afterwards.
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