Dental Blog

Homemade Dog Toothpaste

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Dogs are a man’s best friend, but their breath is a different story. Don’t let those puppy dog eyes fool you, once a dog passes its sweet puppy breath stage their doggie breath can keep you from wanting to cuddle your furry friend.

Dogs should have their teeth cleaned weekly, because plaque can build up and cause some pretty smelly doggie breath. Some people turn to professional dogteeth cleaners, but this can be expensive and unrealistic on a weekly basis.

An easy solution to this is homemade dog toothpaste. This way, you can control the costs and know exactly what ingredients are being used to keep your dog safe. Not only will brushing your dog’s teeth 2-3 times a week keep bad breath away, but this will also improve your dog’s dental hygiene and overall health.

Ingredients:

  • _ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon oil
  • 1 tsp. chicken or beef bouillon granules
  • 3 Tbsp. baking soda
  • 6-7 mint leaves

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until mint leaves are finely chopped and mix is smooth.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready for use.

This simple to make toothpaste will help fight your dog’s bad breath and help prevent gum disease!

Source:

http://petcouponsavings.com/homemade-dog-toothpaste/