What can I do about my dog's bad breath?
The most common cause of bad breath is a build up of bacteria on your dog's teeth, called plaque. While a healthy mouth has bacteria in it, plaque promotes the growth of 'bad' bacteria that produce unpleasant odors, causing bad breath. While smaller dog breeds, older dogs, and breeds with short snouts are more prone to having bad breath, a healthy dog shouldn’t have chronic bad breath. In this article, we will explain the common causes of stinky dog breath, the connection between poor oral health and disease, prevention tips, and available treatment options. Learn how to fix bad dog breath for good.