The most challenging stage for the puppies is teething stage. At this stage they face serious pain and don’t know how to get relief and start chewing and biting everything whether it is hard and soft harmful of beneficial.
This is the critical time for both care taker and puppy. Commonly, it lasts for four months or sometime up to few weeks but in rare case it may go to eight months.
The sore and painful gums make them to pick everything in mouth and start chewing and biting. Here are some hacks that can help puppies facing teething pain.
Chewing toysThe most effective hack of getting relief is chewing for puppies. Thus provide different chew toys for teething puppies. These toys include plastic balls, rubber toys etc. which didn’t harm gums.
Avoid harmful thingsDue to pain and sore in gums puppies chew everything including any household dangerous things like wires, furniture etc. So trained them not to chew such things. To prevent them from chewing such thing different sprays are available in market i.e. Grannick’s Apple spray which is very effective in prevention of chewing household furniture etc.
Chewing hard bonesHard bones are very dangerous for gums. When they chew bones their gums get hurt and start bleeding and they faced harsh pain. High risk of infection also occur in gums due to bleeding. So try to keep such thing out of their reach.
Give them toys of their own choicePeople are mostly worried about the like of their puppies because all the puppies have different like in toys thus providing different chew toys for teething puppies is very difficult. Some puppies like cotton rolled piece while other like rubber ball some get fun in chewing chilly bones while some puppies are interested in chewing puppies keys and puppies teething rings.
Rope toysSome people are financially not stable and cannot provide other toys to their puppies. So this is the option for those people because it is less expensive, very easy to clean and long lasting. These toys not only give relief to pain but also promote dental health By cleaning and strengthens newly growing teeth.
Carrot the best optioncarrots when get cooled is the best option because of many characteristics like it is full of different vitamins, fatty acids and high amount of fibre. Thus puppies chew it the whole day without getting any dental or abdominal problem.
Fruitsgive them cool fruits like banana, strawberries etc. So that the cooling effect of fruits relieve discomfort in gums and also give them good health.
Other instructionNoted down some other instruction which are:
Avoid to give ice cubes to puppies because these are hard and may harm their soft gums.
Don’t give them any medication without consult of veterinarians try those home remedies and different dealing ways with their teething pain because medication may harm them.
In case of any serious issue take them to veterinarians and don’t wait for any thing.