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Teeth Cleaning for Dogs

Dogs need to have their teeth cleaned almost as much as people do. Did you know that you should brush your dogs teeth once a day or at least a few times a week? Like people, dogs can have tartar and plaque buildup on their teeth due to food that has become stuck and not washed away. If this remains on a dogs teeth then they can develop bad breath or even worse, gum disease. In fact, gingivitis is a very common threat to canine health. Talk to your vet about how often you should brush your dog’s teeth. You can use a vet approved toothbrush and toothpaste or simply use a piece of cloth or gauze and wipe down the teeth. You can also use a homemade toothpaste of baking soda and water just check with your Burlington, ON veterinary clinic before trying the toothpaste out on your dog. Set an appointment at this website Aldershot Animal Hospital for more details.

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