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What Can Cause Your Dog To Smell Bad

Like humans, canines could develop oral issues that may cause halitosis. Plaque and tartar can build up on the teeth if there is no tooth brushing regimen. This build-up, in turn, can be a potent breeding ground for bacteria. Regular home oral care is essential in keeping your dog problem-free when it comes to oral hygiene. This should start as early as possible while your dog is still a puppy.

If your dog has any kidney issues, toxins will build up and can also cause foul-smelling breath.

Another cause of stink can be an ear infection. A number of infections of the ear are fungi or bacterial related. An ear discharge can be a manifestation of an infection in the ear, followed by redness and an undesirable odor emanating from your dog’s ears.

If your dog produces too many tears in his eyes, the patches of fur close to the eye will become wet most of the time, creating a suitable breeding ground for bacteria, which in turn can emit a foul-smelling odor.

Your veterinarians San Diego, CA can perform a checkup on your dog to identify the most probable cause of the foul smell.

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