Who It's For: Pups with stuff stuck in their canines
Where to Find It: www.doggiedentalaid.com
Price: The floss holder, bejeweled with crystals $9.99 and additional packs of Fido Floss $2.95 each
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: Periodontal disease is a leading cause of canine tooth decay and bad breath. Also, a bacteria buildup in the mouth can cause internal medical issues. With this bejeweled doggy dental aid, you can floss Fido’s canines and other teeth too.
Nurture Pet Anti-lick Strip Plasters
Who It's For: For pets that can’t stop chewing hot spots on their paws and surgical wounds.
Where to Find It: www.NurturedPets.com
Price: 6-pack from $15.95 available in various sizes
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: These special pet plasters have a medical-grade adhesive backing on one side and all-natural active ingredients on the outer face including cayenne pepper, oregano, lemon powder and clove oil to effectively deliver powerful deterrents to the animal's nose when smelled and tongue when licked or bitten. If used regularly it will break a licking habit in the same way a bitter aloe application is used to deter human nail biters.
PetDental Battery Operated Toothbrush
Who It's For: Dogs whose barks smell worse than their bites
Where to Find It: www.Fourpaws.com
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: Hey, dogs, this brush has a pivoting cleaning head with assorted hard and soft nylon bristles just like the one your owners use. It has a rubber non-slip grip handle and an on-off power button. Warning: Don’t chew it and swallow it; it will give you a buzz.
Who It's For: Doggie beach bums and somnolent felines with pink tummies and noses that like to lie in the sun.
Where to Find It: www.petkin.com
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: The sun’s harmful rays can affect pets too, causing sunburn on those delicate, hairless areas such as ears, nose, paw pads and tummies. That can lead to a skin cancer known as solar-induced squamous cell carcinoma. This deodorant stick-styled sunblock is easy to apply and re-apply, and has an SPF of 15.
Sergeants Petrodex Enzymatic Whitening Toothpaste
Who It's For: Dogs who like to kiss and be kissed
Where to Find It: www.sergeants.com
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: This specially formulated enzymatic toothpaste helps remove plaque and food debris from teeth. The hydrogen peroxide provides a deep cleaning, fresher breath and a white, winning smile. It doesn't require rinsing.
Who It's For: Pooches with very short hair and pink tummies
Where to Find It: www.petkin.com
Why It's a Mutts-have Product: Ideal for dogs that lead active outdoor lifestyles, and for working dogs too. It offers SPF 15 protection and is easy to reapply even to wrigglers.
Rapid Dissolve Strips
Who It's For: Canines and felines with all kinds of everyday health and hygiene issues
Where to Find It: www.vetguru.com
Why It’s a Mutts-have Product: There are different products in a rapid dissolve strip format based on the people version that include a digestive aid, an herbal supplement and a dental-care strip with ingredients such as peppermint and echinacea selected for their anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. The bonus: when the strips come into contact with saliva, they quickly become sticky and are ideal to use to wrap bitter pills.
Earthbath All Natural Grooming Wipes
Who It's For: All pooches and pussycats
Where to Find It: www.Petco.com
Why it's a Mutts Have Product: These thick, moist wipes can be used as a touch-up grooming solution or as a bath alternative. There are specially formulated both canine and feline wipes. Ideal to dealing with the four “D’s” -- dander, drool, discharges and dirt.
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