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January 9, 2014
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Pet breath

If you think your pet’s bad breath is no big deal, you’re not alone, as 28 million pet owners mistakenly think bad breath is normal for pets. But experts are warning dog and cat lovers that bad breath isn’t just unpleasant, it can be a sign of poor oral health or dental disease. “If your pet has bad breath, a visit to the veterinarian is imperative,” said Dr. Brook Niemiec, a board-certified veterinary dentist and President of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry. Breeds with short, flat faces like Pugs, Boston Terriers and Bulldogs are at higher risk for oral issues, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 9, 2014 06:55PM Published Jan 9, 2014 06:55PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.