Dog Breath

Troubled by your dog breath? Find all users recommendations about bad dog breath problems and find dog breath remedies, mints and suggestions from pet lovers who solved their dog issue.


March 12, 2009 | By Andrea W. | 6

Sadie has yucky breath..she gets her teeth cleaned annually and we brush them regularly plus she gets "milk-bones" - we have tried other breath freshening treats to no avail - what is up with that!!!!??

Andrea W.

March 12, 2009

A: Try giving your dog Greenies. they help with breath.

March 1, 2009 | By angelle f. | 10

my dog has really bad breath and i don't know what to do about it. what are some ways to get it to smell better?

angelle f.
Erik B.

March 3, 2009

A: It could be infection or diet, but if not it's probably about regular cleaning. I used to brush my dogs' teeth once a month but then a trainer gave me this tip: give them uncooked, beef soup-bones. They LOVE them and they can then gnaw on them for… more ›

January 25, 2009 | By Julie L. | 6

I like to bake and thought it would be nice to bake my dog some breath-freshening dog treats.

Julie L.

January 26, 2009

A: I suggest joing the Homemade Dog Treat Chefs group. I find lots of good information there. I hope this helps.

January 21, 2009 | By Kelly P. | 8

My dog has terrible breath - but very clean teeth as we brush them. Is there something we can do at home without spending a fortune at the pet store?

Kelly P.
Lindsey H.

January 22, 2009

A: At most pet store you can find pet treats that actually serve as breath mints as well. Those shouldn't break the bank. Just substitute the teeth cleaners for their normal goodies.

July 23, 2008 | By Danielle W. | 4

Everything I have tried to get rid of her bad breath doesn't work...I have tried the yip yap things, breath buster treats and that brushing bits dog food nothing. Any suggestions on what might work??

Danielle W.
Jessica H.

July 23, 2008

A: How do her teeth and gums look? Does she have a lot of plaque and tartar, and do her gums look very red and inflamed? It could be gingivitis, and if not nipped in the bud could be a very, very serious problem. I believe there are four or five "sta… more ›

March 1, 2009 | By angelle f. | 1

my doberman has really bad dog breath

angelle f.

March 2, 2009

A: You could try breath freshening dog treats like Greenies. They help your dogs breath and the dogs also love them

February 24, 2009 | By Cathy W. | 11

my dog has terrible breath, I brush his teeth and he has a lot of hard bones to chew on and he mostly eats Iams pet food. What am I doing wrong?

Beth K.

February 25, 2009

A: I have the same problem with one of my dogs! He's going in for a teeth cleaning tomorrow. They say that bad breath is a sign of bad teeth. They also say that bad teeth can cause heart disease. I don't know who "they" are but I would bring your pu… more ›


June 1, 2010 | By Mary T. | 36

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March 5, 2009 | By Fran | 1

I found Pedigree Breath Busters and it is a great product. My dog Bailey loves them and it works great. I break up the biscuit into lots of pieces and we use it for exercise for her. We have a long driveway and I toss the little pieces as I go out… more ›

April 24, 2009 | By Chad | 3

Any opinions on what is the best way to help out Pongo's bad breath? I've used the chewies. Also, I have recently bought this blue liquid to put in their water from Petco. Any stories about this being bad for the dog at all? Thank you…

January 26, 2009 | By Pia S. | 14

How many of you have said, "boy, my pet has bad breath?" Again, you have to find out why. Many times the culprit is plaque, the same bacteria-laden film that develops on our teeth. First, attack the plaque. Twice a week is ideal, … more ›

February 21, 2009 | By Samuel M. | 0

My puppy Tem has being young has always had decent breath, but when he started loosing his baby teath his breath became horrible. I asked my vet what the problem could be and he told me that aslong as im giving him a high quality food, the smell is p… more ›

February 6, 2009 | By Lise K. | 0

For years I have been one of those people who not only allows but welcomes dog kisses from her own canine companions. As long as it's not near my mouth, we're good. Just recently, I have started to question my own statement to those… more ›

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