It has been a long day, you went home to your canine buddy. Its tail keeps on wagging as it saw you and then jumps on you and gives you kisses. And suddenly, you felt better. However, despite its lovely dog kisses, there is one thing that bothers you – its breath.
A lot of adult dogs are suffering from dental diseases, which can cause stinky breath. There are some ways to combat and improves a dog’s dental health, including giving it dental treats to chew and brushing its teeth regularly.
Proper diet also plays a role in your dog’s dental health. If your dog has a stinky breath that keeps on coming back despite the regular brushing and treats, maybe it is time to talk to your dog’s veterinarian about it.
There are also natural foods that help with your dog’s unpleasant breath. Check them below.
Adding garlic cloves to your dog’s food can help with the bad breath problem. However, one must be aware of the right amount of garlic cloves to be given which is based on a dog’s weight. For example, a half clove is good for smaller dogs and two half cloves are good for bigger dogs.
Coconut oil offers a lot of benefits for our paw friends. It boosts the digestive and immune systems and also helps with metabolism. A teaspoonful of coconut oil added in your dog’s food every day will help remove that unpleasant breath away.
Coconut oil tastes sweet for dogs. You can also brush their teeth with this as a replacement for your dog’s toothpaste.
The best herbs that help with your dog’s breath are mint and parsley. You can add these herbs directly in your dog’s food, added into their drinking water, or do a do-it-yourself breath freshener by boiling them and then storing the infused water.
Breath-freshening chlorophyll aids in improving your dog’s breath. This can be found in wheatgrass which is a raw source of chlorophyll. Just cut off some fresh wheatgrass and give it to your dog to chew.
Probiotics are good bacteria that fight those bad ones which can cause halitosis. Some good source of probiotics that you can give to your dogs is yogurt, kefir, bananas, and honey.
For yogurt, choose the plain and unsweetened one as food flavorings and sugar additives can be harmful to your dogs.
Carrots and Apples
Not only rabbits can chew carrots as a snack but your dog too! Giving your dog some apples and carrots as a healthy treat can help clean those tarter that are stacked on hard-to-reach areas when brushing your paw friend.
Have you tried these natural food remedies on your dog for its bad breath? Do you know any additional food remedies which are also helpful in fighting your dog’s bad breath? Share them with us below!
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