Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Barking Wednesday ~ Doggie Bad Breath

Thanks for joining us for Barking Wednesday.  Each Wednesday I post info about my favorite guy ~ Kingers.  All kinds of info..products - homemade treats and eco friendly homemade products to make your dog's life a little nicer.

Some days Kingers breath is so bad..I am like out of here!

On those days I always give him one of my Dog Breath Treats. They are easy to make and keep nicely in the freezer.

Sweet Breath Treats 
Mix together:
1 cup of shredded carrots
1/4 cup of lime juice
1/2 cup of chopped fresh mint
1 cup water
Mix well then place in ice trays and freeze.

Whenever Kinger's breath gets bad I give him a ice cube treat.

Kinger's breath is not always bad ~ one of his issues is tarter and also what he eats.  I had the vet check him to make sure there were no underlying reason for his bad breath.

For that reason  - I also wanted share with you some of the reasons your dog may have persistent bad breath: 
  •  Dental disease
  •  Gum disease
  •  Respiratory system issues
  •  Gastrointestinal tract issue
  •  Organ issues

As always I recommend that you consult with your vet about your dog's issues. You can never be too careful when it comes to your bestest friend.


Have a Barking Happy Thanksgiving!

and
Happy Hanukkah


18 comments:

  1. I am saving this for my friends who have dogs, this is good to know. we sometimes have their dogs over and man talk about dog breath lol. What a great remedy. Thank you for sharing

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  2. I will have to try this recipe out for my fur babies. They love to cuddle, but their kisses are a little stinky. They love homemade treats. Thanks for sharing

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  3. My mom and sisters have dogs. I think I may make up a batch of these for each one as christmas gifts for the pups. I love for the doggies to have clean breath, even though I abhor it when they lick my face! Doggies are great friends to humans, and they should get a gift on Christmas too!

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  4. What an interesting recipe idea, you are so clever! I know of a few dogs who would use these treats ;)

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  5. I am getting the ingredients today and make this for my Baby Girl! Her breath is not the most aromatic! lol! Thanks so much!

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  6. I'll have to make this. One of my dogs is due for a dental cleaning, and his breath is not so good right now. We keep a parsley plant out on the porch that the dogs like to nibble on. I think that helps, but the dogs would really enjoy these treats even more.

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  7. My dog really needs this!!! I'll give them a try!

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  8. I wonder if this would work on cats too? One of our cats has bad breath a lot.

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  9. Thanks for a great recipe to get Doggy bad breath out of my house... need to give it a try... thanks for sharing

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  10. Our boxer has the WORST breath, so I'll definitely be making these for him!

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  11. Love how you make healthy dog breath treats from scratch! So great for your dog. And the treat actually sounds pretty good!

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  12. My Beasley has tuna fish breath..it is crazy bad, and we brush her teeth! Thanks for this green, and healthy tip to treat her stinky breath!

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  13. What a sneaky and refreshing way to un-stink a stinker!

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  14. I am all for natural, I do not have a dog but these are wonderful tips!

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  15. Thanks for this tip. Our Allie has some really bad breath so I will have to try this.

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  16. I don't have a dog but i didn't know you could make your own breath freshner for dogs.. that is so cool.. if I ever get a dog I will try this.. and I am going to pass this on to my bff she has a dog and so does her daughter...

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  17. I'll have to make these ice cubes for my dog Pork. She's 16 yrs. old and gets very bad breath.

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