Puppies and Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth
The teeth erupt at 3-4 weeks of age. The baby teeth are a bit translucent, and not very big. The loss of baby teeth usually starts about 3 months of age and ends by 6 to 9 months of age.
The start time and duration of the transition from baby teeth to adult teeth varies with each individual animal. During this time, chewing increases--give them chew toys to reduce any dental discomfort they feel. Retained teeth should be removed, usually at the time of spay or neuter to allow the adult teeth to grow in properly and prevents breakage or infection of the more fragile baby teeth. Start dental care routine while pet is young for best healthy results. Excessive drooling may be inflammation from excessive bacteria. See a vet. Do not use ice cubes, they break pet teeth, use crushed ice. may be secondary to dental disease.rooling may be secondary to dental disease. Cat has 30 teeth and the dog has 42 teeth. Exc
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area