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Keeping your dog’s teeth squeaky clean can be a challenge, but a recent TikTok video from The School for the Dogs in New York City (@sftdnyc) offers a brilliant solution that has the internet wagging its tail in delight. The clip, which has already garnered over 870,000 views, showcases an effective yet heartwarming teeth brushing technique.


Watch trainer Anna use cooperative care to work with student Michael on having his teeth brushed! #dogtraining #fearfree #fearfreegrooming #positivereinforcementdogtraining

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Anna gradually introduces the idea of brushing to Michael, starting with simple tasks like laying his chin on her lap. She follows each step with a reward, progressing from exposing Michael’s teeth, to using a toothbrush, and finally, brushing his teeth. All this while maintaining a serene and positive atmosphere.

This fantastic brushing technique has resonated with the TikTok community, prompting users to express their love for the helpful and visually engaging tutorial. Whether your dog is an apprehensive pup or an old-timer resisting new tricks, this tender training approach is a game-changer in maintaining your dog’s dental health.

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