One of the best ways to keep tartar buildup to a minimum is to let your dog do what he does best - chew!
Tartar in dogs is an extremely common problem. It is caused by a buildup of plaque on the teeth, which hardens and turns to tartar. Although common, it is not desirable; too much tartar leads to bad breath, gum disease, loss of teeth and a lot of pain and discomfort. There are ways to deal with the tartar without getting bitten or subjecting yourself and your dog to a daily tooth brushing ritual, although brushing your dog’s teeth should be done on a regular basis. One of the best ways to help keep tartar buildup to a minimum is to let your dog do what it does best - chew! Chewing things is not only therapeutic for your dog, but also helps remove plaque and tartar buildup from the teeth.
You should choose chewing objects that are safe, healthy and all natural:
Getting appropriate chewing things for your dogs is not just a great holiday gift, but it is a necessary treat for the health of your dog’s teeth year round, which in turn will benefit his overall health. Chewing is a part of most dogs’ psychology, so this is an excellent way to help your dog help himself!
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