dog or cat has bad breath it is likely that there is a dental problem.
Tooth decay can indicate trouble for your pet if left untreated. Periodontal
disease can lead to more serious liver and kidney problems. Check your
pet's teeth regularly for yellowing teeth and red or swollen gums. The
earlier your pet receives treatment for dental problems the better. Most
dental problems can be treated without much effort, but left untreated
infection or tooth loss can occur. Feeding your pet foods and treats that
reduce plaque and tartar build up is the first step in preventing problems.
Brushing your pet's teeth is also helpful. This brushing process needs
to be started gradually. Initially use your finger to apply special pet
toothpaste. Do not use toothpaste for humans. Work up to using a soft toothbrush.
Finally, make sure your vet checks your pet's teeth during each visits.
Dental and Breath Care
Dental & Breath Care