Home remedies to fight bad dog breath: Home remedies to make your pup’s smelly kisses sweet

Are the sloppy smooches that your pup is planting on you smell bad? Bad dog breath isn’t normal, it’s a sign of an unhealthy mouth. Pat parents should make it a point to keep their dogs’ mouths healthy and halitosis-free.
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Home remedies to fight bad dog breath

Brush your dog’s teeth regularly
As mentioned earlier, bad dog breath is a sign of underlying issues. When left untreated, sick teeth and gums can lead to life-threatening health problems. So, make sure to brush your teeth at least once a week.
But if you have a breed that has a small, pushed-in face like a Shih Tzu, pug or English or French bulldogs, one needs to brush their teeth every single day. The conformation of their small mouths leaves them extra-vulnerable to decay.

Choose dental chews that help keep bad dog breath at bay
A delicious dental chew would help you do less work to stave off your dog’s bad breath. Not all dog dental chews will provide you with the same results though. Look for the ones that contain cinnamon, cloves or chlorophyll. If you are giving them the chlorophyll ones, don’t freak out if your pooch has a green poop.

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Make your dog drink away the bad breath
Dogs can also drink dental water to freshen up their smelly breath. The drink is a natural cocktail made of enzymes, chlorophyll and other ingredients designed especially to stave away the bad breath. Just replace your pup’s drinking water with this and you will see the difference in just a couple of days.

Give them probiotics for sweet smelling breath
You will want to make sure that the good bacteria in your puppy's mouth outnumber the dangerous ones. To make sure this happens, make them have dog-friendly probiotics that will not only make their breath better but also make them healthy.

Coconut oil can help them fight bad breath
Coconut oil doesn’t just boost their digestive, immune system and metabolic functions, but also helps to combat bad dog breath. Put a generous teaspoonful over your dog’s food every day, and you’ll soon receive sweeter geeli pucchis!
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Be Diligent about Vet Visits. “Don’t wait for the signs,” Dr. Becker stresses. Focus on “prevention first.” Pets age fast, and when it comes to illness they are programmed to mask weakness, “they’re naturally secretive.” One to two visits a year is ideal, but if you suspect a problem, don’t hesitate, and don’t self-diagnose. “In the last two years I’ve seen four or five cases where people went to the internet for help, and by the time they get to the vet it’s too late,” says Dr. Becker.

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