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Canident vs TartarX

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by JoanneF, Mar 4, 2021.


  1. JoanneF

    JoanneF PetForums VIP

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    I brush Timber's teeth (admittedly, not daily - maybe 3 times a week) and he sometimes gets a chicken wing. Every night he gets a chew, either a fish skin or braided lamb or ostrich. I've also been using some old Canident - I haven't used it for ages but at his last vet exam at the end of December the vet mentioned a little bit of tartar.

    So, I plan to keep at it with the three approaches, brushing, chews, and the supplement.

    My Canident is almost finished. Our local pet shop stocks TartarX.

    Any views / experience on whether either is better?
     
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    I tried TartarX with mine - didnt make a lick of difference with any of them, unfortunately!

    Best thing I've found useful with my lot is Arm & Hammer dental spray, though it's not a dinner supplement :)

    I did use CSJ seaweed and parsley with them when they were younger too, might be worth a look
     

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    JoanneF PetForums VIP

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    @BlueJay did you try both Canident and TartarX?

    As a side note, I like the ”feel” of the Dorwest toothpaste. It feels slightly gritty, more like human toothpaste.
     
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    Last year our vet said he thought Gwylim needed a scale and polish which never got done for obvious reasons. Since then due to the difficulty of getting out to buy fresh meat for them. he's been fed on kibble with a small portion of wet food. The difference in his teeth has been amazing, No tartar of staining whatsoever.
     
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    No Canident here, only the TartarX (and various other toothpastes and whatnot), sorry :(
     
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    I'm envious - I've always tried to keep on top of dental hygiene so I was a wee bit disappointed at the vet's findings.
     
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    Strangely enough when I asked my vet about the best way to keep the dogs teeth clean he said to give them dry kibble. At the time I'd no idea or intention of altering their diet.
     
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