As a devoted pet parent, you know caring for your pet also means caring for their teeth. After all, dental problems not only can cause lots of pain, but also can lead to dental disease and other health issues. But how exactly do you keep those pearly whites so white? And what’s the deal with stinky dog breath? Yuck!
We spoke with Dr. Jaleesa Scott, DVM, of Kindness Animal Hospital in Cape Coral, Florida, to answer your questions about pet dental care.
How do I get rid of my dog’s bad breath?
A: Getting rid of a dog's bad breath may be a little tough, especially if they have dental disease. So, proper dental care, dental diets, dental chews and dental cleanings from your veterinarian [can help].
How often should I brush my dog’s teeth?
Should I brush my cat’s teeth?
Why does my dog chatter their teeth?
If they're chattering their teeth, they probably have pain, dental disease or even some behavioral problem.
Editor’s note: Be sure to talk to your veterinarian about this!
When will my puppy stop teething?