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why does my chihuahua have bad breath?

With the pet dog Chihuahua woof owners of you, naturally if there is bad breath Chihuahua, it is natural to be reluctant to accept, is also very difficult to accept, is that those causes will cause Chihuahua bad breath? The first time you brush your teeth Chihuahua is likely to refuse, be patient, but also give timely rewards so that it is gradually familiar with brushing teeth like to brush teeth!

  1. 1. Chihuahuas are not only cute little pet dogs, but they also have the hunting and guarding instincts of large dogs with a terrier-like temperament. The small size of the dog does not require much living space, and basically, the space of a typical home is enough for them to play. They can stay at home every day and are very suitable for people who live in apartments. There is not a lot of exercises, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time taking him out to play, and he is not timid about other dogs and treats his owner with great exclusivity. The Chihuahua has a strong will, is graceful, alert, and quick, and is loved for its well-proportioned physique and petite size. The Chihuahua is not only a cute little toy dog but also has the hunting and guarding instincts of a large dog, with a terrier-like temperament.
  2. 2. A very major factor in bad breath is the lack of proper and timely cleaning on a regular basis, and the accumulation of yellowish and even greenish tartar and tartar on the teeth, which can be smelly and in severe cases can cause inflammation of the gums, periodontal disease, and more. If your dog is uncooperative when you brush his teeth, then you can buy some dog chew bones for him, which will help a bit. You can also prepare some raw carrots for him to eat. The carrots can scrape away some of the tartar during the Chihuahua’s chewing process.
  3. 3. But sometimes Chihuahua’s bad breath can be caused by indigestion or internal body problems. If you find your dog has weight loss, increased drinking and urination, vomiting, swollen abdomen, anorexia, and other abnormalities, it may be a liver or kidney problem, or your pet dog may be diabetic, and you should take him to the vet promptly for treatment.
  4. 4. Chihuahuas, like people, have a teething period, a tooth replacement period, and a tooth maturation period. Chihuahuas start teething at 3 to 5 weeks of age, and the teeth that come out at this time are called milk teeth. When Chihuahuas reach the 3rd to 6th month of age, they begin to replace their teeth, and the teeth that emerge at this time are called permanent teeth. During tooth replacement, Chihuahuas will show a desire to chew on hard things, which helps the milk teeth fall out.
  5. 5. Experiments have shown that dogs are less likely to get cavities than people, but they are more susceptible to diseases such as periodontal tartar and calculus, and regular brushing can effectively reduce the chances of dental disease.
  6. 6. Carefully brush your Chihuahua’s teeth regularly once or once every one to two weeks with dog toothpaste or gauze dipped in salt water, and you can also massage the gums with cornstarch. Chihuahuas usually don’t like brushing at first, so it’s best for dog owners to start a brushing program when they are a few months old and try using a small gauze with a dog toothpaste or diluted salt water and rubbing it gently on their teeth to get them used to it before moving on to a small dog toothbrush.
  7. 7. These are the culprits that cause bad breath in Chihuahuas. When raising Chihuahuas, we should pay particular attention to the problem of bad breath in dogs, which also reflects a problem in the dog’s body, and it is important to identify the problem and treat the problem in time to restore the Chihuahua to fresh breath.
  8. 8. The Chihuahua is one of the smallest dog breeds in the world, with a round head, large thin, erect ears, and round, large eyes. The body is 15 to 23 cm tall, the smaller the more popular with Triflora Chihuahuas; the weight is 1 to 3 kg, preferably weighing no more than 6 pounds. The proportion of the body is rectangular; so the length from shoulder to hip is slightly greater than the shoulder height. The male’s body is slightly shorter is more desirable, and weighing more than 6 pounds is both out of order.

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