Dogs And Dental Diseases


Dental disease in dogs, is one of the most common medical conditions, with over 80% of dogs over the age of three having active dental diseases.

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How To Avoid Tartar Buildup

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Kibbles have long been advertised as helpful in maintaining clean teeth thanks to their abrasive action. However, it would be the same as saying that humans use sugar cubes to clean their teeth because of their abrasive action!
Silly, isn’t it?

A dog’s diet needs fruit and vegetables, as they provide vital nutrients dogs need to thrive and that an only meat-based diet wouldn’t be able to provide.

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Moreover, rice, potatoes and all heavily rich carbohydrates foods are linked to obesity and diabetes.

So why continue feeding your dog foods that can ruin his health and that he doesn’t need anyway? 



I urge all dog parents to feed a balanced, complete, high-quality diet whether is raw or home-cooked. 
Balanced, high-quality, low starch, canned foods may be an acceptable alternative if you can’t feed a more appropriate diet. But… Ditch the kibbles at once!

Despite a proper diet, some dogs are genetically more predisposed to dental disease, especially toy breeds and short-nosed breeds.

Extra tips to keep your dog’s mouth Tartar free are:

  • Offer recreational, raw bones (about the same size as your dog’s head). Even if your dog follows a home-cooked diet, they will benefit from raw bones, make sure to introduce them in his diet slowly. 
  • If your dog cannot or should not chew recreational raw bones, offer him a high-quality, 100% meat, dental dog chew.
  • Perform regular mouth inspections and brush his teeth daily! 

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