Tips To Get Rid Of Bad Dog Breathe
Dental check-ups for our pooches are lot more common these days than ever before. That may be because of the heightened awareness we humans have about the importance of our own regular visits to the doctor, and dentist. An ounce of prevention, etc.
Bad breath in humans, as well as in our pets, can be a sign of tooth or gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. If left untreated, either can lead to much more serious health issues. Neglect to the extreme can even lead to heart disease and compromise other organs.
Breeds that Require Extra Tooth-care Vigilance
Breed aside, after age three pets’ teeth require special attention. The bottom line? You should entertain the notion of establishing a canine teeth-brushing regimen to coincide with your own. As silly as that may sound, it does have merit. Your pet’s veterinarian can recommend a brand of dog-approved tooth paste and toothbrush and can likewise advise how often your pup’s teeth should get brushed.
Not every pet parent will want to do the brushing themselves so regular professional dental care by your Clifton Park area veterinarian may be the best option. But if you do opt to brush you dog’s teeth it would be best to start when he or she is a puppy to more easily acclimate him or her to this tooth-sparkling routine.