I don’t know about you, but my dogs smile – often. As humans we want our teeth to be white and clean when we smile. Dogs are no different. Keeping your dog’s teeth clean is often something owners don’t think about, but it is critical to their health. Did you know dogs can show signs of periodontal disease by age 3? I know brushing can be a chore – believe me I know as I have 5 Dachshunds at the moment. Lucky for me 3 of them will actually let me use the Oral B tooth brush on them. We also use healthy, supervised bone chewing. If you can’t keep up, your dog will eventually need a dental, and that can hit the pocketbook pretty hard. But read this article for some other ways to help with this issue.