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Tips for better dental care for your dog

In the pet industry, the month of February is well known as the month of dental health. Did you know that over 90% of dogs over the age of two have dental health issues? Dental health is clearly not an aspect to be neglected.

In this article, we will share some tips to provide optimal dental health for your dog.

Offer Karnivor’ raw food

Feeding your dog Karnivor’ raw food is a great start to keeping your dog’s teeth healthy. A diet of fresh meat and plants is naturally high in calcium and phosphorus, two minerals that help build strong teeth and healthy gums.

Plus, raw food contains natural enzymes that help prevent tartar buildup. What could be better than a food that your dog loves while allowing him to maintain healthy teeth?

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Use a natural dental gel

Using a natural dental gel is a simple and effective way to keep your dog’s teeth healthy. There are several natural dental gels on the market that can help prevent bad breath and plaque buildup.

In addition, dogs generally love these dental gels due to their interesting flavor. Animora‘s cranberry dental gel is a good example. It can be used on food, on a treat or by applying it directly to your dog’s teeth.

 

Offer recreational bones

Another great way for your dog to clean his teeth properly is to use recreational bones. Recreational raw bones act like a toothbrush and help reduce tartar. Not to mention, they taste great and mentally stimulate your dog. It’s a 2 for 1!

If you have a large breed dog, our beef shoulder blade is ideal for giving them a nice chewing challenge while keeping their teeth clean.

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Add natural coconut oil supplements

Natural coconut oil contains several interesting properties for both humans and dogs. The antibacterial properties of this oil prevent harmful bacteria from colonizing your dog’s mouth while helping to control bad breath.

You can add a teaspoon of natural coconut oil to your dog’s meal daily. Another way to use it is to freeze it in small silicone molds and offer it as treats to your dog.

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Finally, there are several different and interesting ways to maintain your dog’s dental health. No matter which one you choose, these tips will help you avoid the most common dental health issues seen in dogs.

Let us know how you maintain your dog’s oral health in the comments!