Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By The Berkey Guy Blog
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Fresh Breath for Fido

Friday, September 30, 2016 20:22
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)


Girl playing with dogAs soon as I walked in the door from an exhausting day on the road, my son runs up to me and says, hardly able to contain himself, “We’re dog sitting for Mister Nate!”

I won’t lie. That’s not what I heard, at least not on the first go. What I actually heard sounded a bit like Mrs. Donovan, Charlie Brown’s teacher. Remember? “Wha-wha wha…”

Once I saw his mouth stop moving and I heard silence, I emphatically inquired, “WHAT?!” My face must have morphed just enough for him to realize that I didn’t share his commitment.

“It’s OK, dad. They aren’t coming over here. Mr. Nate’s gonna give me the code, uh, give us the code to go into his house and feed and play with his dogs. Oh, and I have to clean up their poop too.”

I was mostly relieved to hear him say that they weren’t coming to OUR house. The remaining details were easily managed.

When the time came, I accompanied Joshua to Mr. Nate’s house at 0600 hours the next morning. We punched the secret code into the garage door keypad and were on our way in. Once we opened the door leading from the garage space into the laundry room and then into the house proper, we rounded the corner and saw the dogs that we had previously only heard.

We gave them treats, fed them, and let them out to make canine compost. It wasn’t until they came back into the house and one tried to lick my face that I recalled the pungence of doggy halitosis. That was the inspiration for this post.

Here are the 7 fast & dirty points on dealing with Fido’s funky breath:

  1. Fido’s dragon breath is a sign of an unhealthy mouth. Ask your vet.
  2. Throw him a bone…chewing on raw bones is good doggy-floss.
  3. Give her a doggy dental chew…preferably a chewable with chlorophyll.
  4. Refresh his hydration with doggy mouthwash or doggy dental water.
  5. Hook her up with probiotics for dogs.
  6. Coconut oil can help. Put some on his food or brush his teeth with it.
  7. Give her neem tree extract. It helps with overall health for your furry friend including her coat, skin, and teeth.


The post Fresh Breath for Fido appeared first on LPC Survival.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.