Don’t go barking up the wrong tree, by neglecting your dog’s oral care. Our canine’s dental health is as important as ours. Veterinarians estimate that 85 percent of dogs over five years of age suffer from periodontal disease, which can inflame their gums. Your poor pooch could eventually experience severe pain, lose teeth or develop a bacterial infection that can spread through the bloodstream to the kidneys, liver, heart or brain.
The following link from the ASPCA details the proper way to take care of your pet’s teeth . Keep your hound happy and healthy by starting a regular oral care regimen right now.