Your small dog's tongue may be tiny, but it sees much of the world, including his special way of greeting other dogs. Despite popular myth, your dog's tongue is not an incredibly clean place. Your little guy's tongue is filled with odor-causing bacteria along with natural flora, which is healthy for his mouth. Every now and then, brushing your small dog's tongue is necessary to assist in maintaining good oral health as well as giving your dog a chance for better breath. Include tongue brushing in your dog’s oral health routine for a fresher mouth and healthier dog.
Many dogs love licking. Small dogs often tend to lick in excess. In order to make brushing your dog's tongue exciting and rewarding, you're going to need to make this task of licking fun. Don't be afraid to use food items to entice your little guy to get tongue brushing done and over with.