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Q. Our Toy Poodle, five years of age, has foul breath. We've had his teeth professionally cleaned - no improvement. He eats quality dry and soft meat

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. The bad breath may be due to gum inflamation or food intolerance ( in this case the smell comes from the stomach).

A relatively long course of antibiotic treatment might help if the problem comes from the gums.

If it's from the stomach you might want to try a prescription hypoallergenic food.


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