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Dog dental hygiene: what you need to know

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Dog dental hygiene is often overlooked which can cause serious pet health issues. Here are our pet experts’ top tips to take care of your dog's oral health.

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Probiotics for Dental Health

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Probiotics for Dental Health

Have you noticed probiotics seem to be showing up everywhere lately? Increased studies, mostly in humans, have shown the positive effects of probiotics in various functions in the body, from digestion to immune function. The same has been studied in dogs, with promising results! Recently the studies have ventured into the first step of the digestive system: the mouth. Initial studies suggest that the right probiotics improve oral microbiomes, and in turn have a positive effect on the overall health of the mouth, from reducing plaque to improved breath and decrease in gum disease. One way this seems to work...

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Product Highlight: PlaqueOff Powder

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PlaqueOff powder PlaqueOff powder supplement is an easy vet-approved method to clean your dog's teeth.It contains brown kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) which is absorbed by the body and is clinically proven to reduce tartar and improve oral health.Kelp has a natural defence against biofilms, web-like structures made of bacterial colonies. Tartar on teeth is essentially layers of biofilms. When your dog ingests the kelp, the anti-biofilm enzyme works it magic on their teeth!It also includes sulphur which prevents bacteria from sticking to teeth, and zinc which helps to prevent tartar build-up. This product has undergone additional testing to become VOHC approved (Veterinary Oral Health Council).

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Senior Dog Dental Health Tips

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Senior Dog Dental Health Tips

How to Clean Your Senior Dog's Teeth Without Anaesthesia  Most senior dogs have some sort of dental disease, however there are challenges to dental cleanings. Often vets or owners are not comfortable with the risk of anesthesia, or are worried removing an infected tooth will release more bacteria into the bloodstream. There are a few alternative options to improve your pet's oral health. Supplements PlaqueOff powder contains kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) which is absorbed by the body and is clinically proven to reduce tartar and improve oral health. It also includes sulphur which prevents bacteria from sticking to teeth, and zinc which helps to prevent tartar build-up. This product has undergone...

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Dental Tips for Your Dog [video]

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