Halitosis in Dogs
You have probably landed on this site because your dog has started to emanate strong, and in some cases unbearable oral odors.
There is no need to worry too much, as most dogs face this problem at some point in time, but halitosis is something that should be looked into. Reasons for halitosis differ from dog to dog, but this site will give you a general overview of the problem and the best way to go about solving it for your own dog’s needs.
What is it?
Halitosis is the technical term for bad breath, or an unpleasant odor originating from the mouth. This condition can be seen in both humans and dogs alike, and is easily identified through smell. Halitosis affects many dogs, but the problem if properly and correctly analyzed, can almost always be solved. Please select your required information to get started quickly.
As previously mentioned, there are many possible causes for halitosis in dogs. Usually, a build up of plaque or bacteria in the dog’s system causes the smell, but can also sometimes lead to bigger problems.
Typically, a few main causes are:
- Poor digestion
- Gum problems
- Respiratory problems
For more information about the causes of halitosis in dogs, click here.
Some forms of halitosis may be harmless and just require some cleansing or changes pertaining to your dog’s digestion or habits. With your vet’s consent, here are some natural solutions that may help both you and your dog alter any bad habits that may be causing the problem.
Caninebadbreath.com recommends a few different products that have helped dogs freshen their breaths in the past. Click here to read a full review on each of these products, and how they could help your dog’s bad breath. These products are portrayed for the purpose of being useful. CanineBadBreath does not own any of these products.
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