Brush Your Pets Teeth

Do you think you really need to brush your pets teeth?  February is National Pet Dental Month and if you’ve never wondered this before it’s time to start!   The answer varies depending on your pet and breed, but, in most cases, the answer is yes.

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One of the main indicators of your pet needing oral care is bad breath.  Many people may think that all pet breath is bad, but when you are a pet owner, you notice when there is a distinct change in your pet’s breath.  Bad breath stems from food particles that get trapped within the gum tissue or sit along the animal’s teeth.  Bacteria thrive on this debris and that is where bad breath begins.   Us humans, of course, can easily brush and floss food debris away, but when we aren’t providing any type of oral health care for our pets, this can cause problems, and not just bad breath.
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