Causes of Bad Breath in Dogs
- Most often than not, good dental hygiene can reduce bad breath in dogs. Generally, the foul smell is due to a buildup of plaque. Examine the dog’s teeth regularly to check for a yellow build up
- Sometimes the bad breath in dogs is caused by dental problems with loose or impacted teeth. Examine the gums and teeth for any swelling or redness to determine if the dog has an infectious process going on that caused the bad breath.
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Treatments and Remedies for Bad Breath in Dogs
- Use a soft bristled brush and a tooth paste that does not need rinsing. If you do this regularly, the dog will become accustomed to it.
- Giving the dog a bone to play with helps remove plaque from teeth. Raw, peeled carrots also help to reduce bad breath in dogs.
- Parsley and mint are two natural breath sweeteners you can use for bad breath in dogs.
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- Homemade dog breath biscuits can be prepared in your kitchen to help prevent bad breath in dogs. Mix together some rice flour and water with a tablespoon of activated charcoal Add some fresh chopped parsley and mint. Add an egg and 3 teaspoons of vegetable oil. Drop by teaspoon onto a baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
- Your dog is going to love you for making him such a special treat, and you are going to love him more for his fresh smelling breath. How sweet it is!
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