Monday, February 28, 2011

It's a problem every dog owner encounters at some point -- bad doggy breath.

Dr. Claudia Channing with Arizona Animal Welfare League ran down some solutions for 3TV's Scott Pasmore.

While dental care for your dog will eventually require a vet visit, there are some things you can do to keep your dog's teeth as clean as possible.

According to Channing, a finger brush is a good option if your dog will tolerate it. Chew toys and hard treats can also be beneficial. She also suggest frozen soup bones, but cautioned that these require close supervision on your part.

Dogs don't get cavities they way humans do, but plaque buildup can be dangerous.

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