Bad breath

Oral Ulcer in a Dog: Penny’s Foul Breath (Halitosis)

Oral Ulcer in a Dog: Penny’s Foul Breath (Halitosis)

Dental issues are the most common cause of bad breath in dogs. But what if there is something else going on? Potential causes of bad breath in dogs include: gum or periodontal disease tooth abscess foreign bodies systemic issues such as GI, metabolic, respiratory or autoimmune disease poisoning In any case, foul breath alerts you to a problem that can…

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Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill!

Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill!

Fortunately, lately, there is an increased awareness of the importance of taking care of our dog’s teeth. I will not get into a controversial debate on raw versus commercial food here, nor am I going to try to settle what is the best way to keep your dog’s teeth healthy. Let’s leave that for another time. I’m trying to get…

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Foul Breath in Dogs: Lexy’s Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Foul Breath in Dogs: Lexy’s Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The most common cause of bad breath in dogs is dental disease. Even more serious conditions, however, can be behind your dog’s foul breath. The more severely your dog’s mouth smells, the bigger and more urgent the problem. Did you know that bad breath can be caused by cancer? Thank you, Amy Kennedy, for sharing Lexy’s story. Lexy’s story Lexy…

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