American Morkshire Terrier Club
Because poor oral health can cause tooth loss, bad breath, pain and infections that can lead to heart disease, arthritis and other health complications. Sometimes there are no signs of dental trouble until it takes root! Keep your dog's teeth in good condition by following these tips:
Prevent your dog from having bad breath
Signs of Dental Disease
Periodontal Disease starts with the filmy, bacteria-filled substance that sticks to the surface of the teeth within hours of eating. Within a few days, that plaque can harden into tartar above and below the gumline. Brushing your dog's teeth takes approximately (1) - one minute to complete!
Not sure how to brush your dog's teeth?
Addition to Brushing
*Tip - Train your puppy to allow you to put your hands in his/her mouth so that you can brush the teeth. Ideally your dog's teeth should be brushed daily, but most veterinarians suggest brushing at-least twice a week!