Posted by on 8/9/2021 to
Kisses from your pup are great, but sometimes that dog breath...not so much! Do you ever wonder, why does my dog's breath stink so bad?
Reasons for bad breath in dogs
There are quite a few, and while most can be fixed easily, sometimes a dog's bad breath is a sign of something more serious.
- Periodontal Disease - This is the top cause of foul breath in dogs. Plaque and tartar can build up on their teeth, in turn causing the dog's breath to smell. To combat this, brush your dogs teeth regularly and/or have your groomer brush their teeth.
- Diet - Poor quality dog food can cause digestion problems, which can lead to stinky breath. Try a more natural diet to see if it improves.
- Diseases - More serious illnesses like diabetes, liver or kidney disease can also cause bad breath in your dog. If it persists, get your pup checked out by their vet.