Total Basset Case: Brush 'Em Brush 'Em

Oct 18, 2012

Brush 'Em Brush 'Em

Surprise! 
We have an extra dose of Floyd today!
(Don't worry, he will be back tomorrow for Fridays with Floyd/Floyd's Friends as well)

Mister snapped these photos and I just could not wait to share them!

I think I have told you guys before about how Floyd brushes his own teeth.
I don't know when or how this started but one day he started accumulating toothbrushes.
At one point, we counted 8 different toothbrushes in his toy box. 
I guess this also tells you that we switch out our toothbrushes quite often.
Our dentist should be proud. 

Floyd knows no boundaries when it comes to finding toothbrushes.
One time we were at our friend Whitney's house and Floyd nudged open a closet, found their extra toothbrushes and proceeded to drag and chew on them all over their house.
#doggiemamashame

Let's just say it isn't safe to leave your toothbrush where Floyd can reach it.
It's best to zip up your luggage if you are at our house. 

We never force him to brush his teeth, he just always gets the brushes out of his toy box.
It is actually quite helpful to us.
Plus he holds it on his own. Win win. 
Whenever we take him to the vet, she is always amazed at how clean his teeth are. 

 And this a pretty regular occurrence at our house.

Does your doggie brush their own teeth?

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29 comments:

Jen said...

Oh my that is too funny! Does he ever chew them up or just brush? My pup would probably chew them up, but she also hates it when I brush her teeth. That Floyd is pretty helpful though! You should be proud :)

tiff@thecoffeehouse said...

Oh my gosh Floyd! You could not be a better brusher if you tried. These pictures need to be on Ellen or something. Looooove him!

Kait said...

This hands down made my morning. BUT REALLY! Can I just send Floyd a big virtual hug because he's a man after my own heart caring about dental hygiene. I love it!

Jill said...

This is hilarious!!! What a good boy! PLEASE have Floyd teach my dogs. They have stank breath, haha! Even if we brush their teeth it's still nasty.

ColbyB. said...

OMG! That is awesome! I wish Floyd would teach Sampson! He needs it! haha

ColbyB. said...

OMG! That is awesome! I wish Floyd would teach Sampson! He needs it! haha

claire said...

That's so funny! I bring out the toothbrush and Christine runs away! What a good boy!

Casey @ Classic with a Pop said...

This is so funny! Pierre loves to have his teeth brushed (this could very well be solely because his toothpaste is peanut flavored)...but I'm not sure what he would do if I just let him have the toothbrush on his own!

Anne said...

Those pictures are SO FUNNY. I need to train Ginger to do this. (Or not - teeth brushing/baths is all Peter's job anyway.) Our vet did tell us though to keep it up because it will pay off in less bad breath and needing teeth removed when she gets older - so Floyd's clearly going to be set in that category!

megan said...

Omg that is hilarious! I'm going to send my mom this post to look at b/c she is a dental hygienist and she used to own bassets growing up. :)

Holly said...

That is too funny! My dogs eat my underwear. I wish they would choose to brush their own teeth instead!

Darby Hawley said...

Oh my goodness this is hilarious! What a good thing to chew on lol

morgan said...

ha, i love it!
i dont have a dog anymore but i cant imagine our dog being able to figure this out. he's very talented, if i must say so!
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Domesticable said...

What a great idea!!!! I'll definitely be trying this stat! I change my toothbrush every month so we have heaps of them.

Lura
x

lifeasmrsedwards said...

This might be the CUTEST thing I've ever seen!

Joanna M said...

OMG - cutest photos ever! Go Floyd!

Kristen said...

Maybe that's how I should get my pup to brush his teeth. Just hand him the toothbrush! Otherwise, it just doesn't happen.

J and A said...

Oh my gosh, this is wonderful! I should try just giving a toothbrush to Cruz, she hates it when I brush her teeth!!

Joy said...

This seriously might be the funniest thing ever!!! Go Floyd!!! BTW, pic 4 is my favorite!

Lia Joy said...

Omg. Too funny! This made my day. Floyd is the bomb.com.

Sara said...

you are a lucky dog mama, my dog hates it when I brush her teeth...and here's Floyd, just doing it all by himself!

Kat@shop.school.sleep. said...

That is so cute!! I wish my pets would take up that habit

Rachel @lifeasMrs said...

this is great! I wish my dogs would do this. It's impossible to brush their teeth!

Stephanie said...

That's hilarious! Maybe Hawkeye would do this... only if she sneaked it though, she won't chew anything I actually let her have, she has to snatch it off a table and run. Do you put toothpaste on it?

Jamie said...

oh my gosh, he is sooo adorable, and I love his name, Floyd... so cute and fitting!

Found your blog through Shanna, so glad I did!

Casey said...

I am dying. Those pictures are too funny! And the story of Floyd stealing your friends extra toothbrushes is amazing :)

Elisa said...

Great pics, I esp love the second to last one. cuddly lil' floyd.

Jayme and Mendi said...

He is just the cutest!! He needs to come and teach my puppies how to brush! :-)

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings