Pet teeth have a lot to do – dogs use their mouths for more than just eating, they also use them to play, explore and taste a lot of their surroundings.
If your dog’s teeth are not properly cared for, it can lead to problems.
February is Pet Dental Month and the experts at natural pet supplement manufacturer nutravet took the opportunity to share their top tips for taking care of pet teeth.
Registered Veterinary Nurse Korina Stephens said: “By the age of three, 80 percent of dogs have developed some form of periodontal disease.
“Poor dental care doesn’t just affect your pet’s mouth, the bacteria produced by gum disease could eventually enter their bloodstream and potentially damage their heart, liver or kidneys.
“If your pet has healthy teeth and gums, they can get the most out of their food and nibble on every delicious morsel, but if their teeth hurt, they will soon skip their meals and their metabolism will suffer.”
Here are 11 tips for brushing your teeth and maintaining dental health.
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