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Doggy Dental Health Q&A With Dr. Marty Goldstein

You keep hearing that you need to brush your dog's teeth every day, but how necessary is it really? After all, most owners don't do it and dogs in the wild don't brush, so how much good can brushing really do? To answer these questions and more, Dr. Marty Goldstein is here, giving you the straight dope on doggy dental…

10 Ways to Improve Your Dog's Bad Breath

By Jennifer Nicole Cox We're all aware that bad breath is one of the worst things a dog can have, and most all of us dog owners experience stinky kisses from our pets every now and then. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is caused by excessive build-up of odor-producing bacteria inside of your dog's mouth, lungs or even…

Kate Lacey Meet jet-setting show dog Curry, Paw Nation's newest advice columnist. In between competing at the top dog shows, Curry finds time to answer the questions all dogs long to ask. From grooming advice (Curry's competing at Westminster, so she knows a thing or two about looking gorgeous) to tips on getting along with the craziest of canines (she lives in Manhattan so she has to make friends with the many other dogs on the block), this 3-year-old Glen of Imaal terrier has all the answers to your crucial canine queries. I'm a 2-year-old poodle mix who is totally adorable in every way... except for one big, smelly problem. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I have horrible breath. I...

Flickr/JW Ogden Your pooch comes to you for kisses and you get a whiff of something horrible. No doubt about it: Your dog has some nasty breath. What causes it and how can you prevent it? We sought out an expert, veterinarian Donna J. Spector, of the VCA Animal Hospitals, to answer our questions. Here is what she had to tell us about stinky dog breath and how to make your dog's smooches minty fresh again. What causes bad breath in dogs? Bad breath is just a minor symptom of the more serious periodontal disease occurring in your dog's mouth. Periodontal disease is one of the most common and serious dog health problems, affecting approximately 80% of dogs by age 3! It can result in tooth and...