Canine Bad Breath

 

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Canine Bad Breath

Dog Health Issues - Description of Canine Bad Breath

Words cannot adequately describe Canine Bad Breath - but if your dog suffers with it a a description simply isn't necessary. The term used to describe bad breath is halitosis.

Dog Health Issues - Halitosis
The word halitosis comes from the Latin word halitus meaning to breath.  Any dog with a constant bad breath problem should be examined by a veterinarian as, although it is generally caused by some sort of dental problem, some causes of bad breath may be serious and can cause severe and even fatal complications if they are not treated promptly.

 

 

Dog Health Questions - Dogs susceptible to Canine Bad Breath
All dogs can suffer from canine bad breath - it is not limited by any particular breed type and can affect both big and small dog breeds.

Canine Bad Breath - Dental Problems the most common cause
Canine Bad Breath is generally caused by some sort of dental problem. Old food particles and bacteria can form plaque, which in turn causes bad breath. This can further develop into gingivitis or periodontal disease.

 

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Dog Health Advice

We hope that the canine health information and dog health advice has been of some assistance. But please remember that if you are in doubt about your Dog's Health please consult your Canine Health Specialist.

Dog Health Questions - Canine Bad Breath Causes

There are many possible causes of Canine Bad Breath, or halitosis, which may include any of the following the following:

 
  • Dental Problems - decaying teeth or gum disease
  • Mouth Infections
  • Breathing Problems such as sinus infections
  • Oral problems such as tonsillitis
  • Gastrointestinal disease including cancer
  • Kidney Disease

Dog Health Information - Treatment of Canine Bad Breath
The cause of canine bad breath must be determined by a Veterinary Surgeon who can then determine the appropriate treatment.

 

Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems
The sole purpose of the Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems is as a reference manual to provide useful information to dog and puppy owners. It is not intended to be used to diagnose or treat sick dogs or as a substitute for obtaining professional veterinary advice. Please remember that if you are in any doubt about your Dog's Health please consult your Canine Veterinary Specialist immediately.

 

Canine Bad Breath

 

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