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4 Ways to Get Rid of Bad Dog Breath

Your pet’s bad breath may be more than just be a pesky problem. 

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Don’t Be Fooled

Treats and rinses in pet stores that claim to help bad breath seldom do. They just mask the symptoms. If your groomer offers dental services, make sure he uses a brush, not a sharp tool, to clean teeth. Only a vet should do dental surgery.

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See Your Vet

She may recommend a cleaning, under general anesthesia, to remove tartar and plaque, and repair teeth.

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Get Out the Brush

Yes, you really need to brush your dog’s or cat’s teeth. Your vet can show you how. Don’t use human toothpaste with baking soda or fluoride (swallowing these ingredients may be harmful)

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Look for the Seal

The Veterinary Oral Health Council approves some pet products. Use those with a VOHC seal.