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The Vet Says Even Puppies Need Their Teeth Brushed

Saturday, March 29, 2014

We rescued an 8 month old chocolate lab and he is just so sweet. He is 9 months old now and we are the 6th home he has had in his short lifetime. We named him Reese's.....like the peanut butter cup b/c he is chocolate. We have no idea why no one kept him. He had been neutered, micro-chipped and some training. We took him to the vet b/c he had worms and both ears infected. He is now in good condition. The vet said how good he was and couldn't see why no one kept him either. He said all puppies/dogs need to have their teeth brushed each day. He told him to sit and Reese's sat and let the vet brush his teeth. I am posting pictures of the first day we got him (he was about 6 lbs underweight) and some pics of me brushing his teeth....such a sweet boy and we love him already. He really loves us too. and we are so happy to have him.


Reese's first day we got him (6 lbs underweight):


Brushing his teeth:


He likes laying down to get his teeth brushed:

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  • JANET552
    I had to come and look! Reese (great name) certainly is a handsome boy and I guess he went through all those homes till he found you. My dogs love the toothpaste but they could live without the brushing part. I hope the Easter Bunny treats Reese well -- of course Reese will have to be good to the Bunny too!
    2181 days ago
  • TERMITEMOM
    Nancy, what a handsome puppy! And he looks so healthy now. Reese's has indeed found his home with you. I am so hpayy for you both!
    2197 days ago
  • LAINIESNEWLIFE
    Reese's is so cute!! Such a good boy!
    2197 days ago
  • PINKNFITCARLA
    He's just so adorable. I know he's happy with you and this will be his last home!
    2197 days ago
  • BARBARAROSE54
    so pleased that Reese has settle in with you and everyone is happy !
    2197 days ago
  • KITT52
    he is a very handsome guy....I love the name....as you know I have a soft spot for labs.....they are the best dogs....and so smart too...
    you are all lucky to have each other...and yep brushing there teeth is part of the fun...we used greenies on our dogs besides the tooth brush....

    thanks for sharing the pictures
    2197 days ago
  • KATHYJO56
    I am so happy that Reese's is with you. What a darling boy he is! He probably enjoys the loving attention that you are giving to him. He is so cute and well behaved that it is hard to understand why nobody kept him.
    2197 days ago
  • NANFACEMIRE1
    Thank you Cathy.....Asher is so fortunate to have a nice Mom like you. Everyone needs to take good care of their pets who ARE a part of our family. I can tell how much you love Asher.
    2197 days ago
  • BUTTERFLYGRACE
    How precious! Reese's needed to get to the right home ... YOUR home! I'm so glad he is with you. You're a great doggie Mom!

    Asher loves to have his teeth brushed. He wags his tail when he sees me getting his toothbrush and paste. He knows that comes right after he gets his face washed in the morning. Part of our morning routine. :)

    Have a great weekend, Nancy! And Reese's!
    2197 days ago
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