The 8 Best Dental Chews for Dogs

Published Dec. 14, 2023
beagle dog chewing dental bone indoors

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Your dog’s mouth is home to several types of bacteria. This bacteria can be harmful and lead to more serious problems—such as gingivitis, periodontitis, tartar and plaque buildup, infections, or abscesses. Health complications may develop from these issues, leaving your pup in severe pain or discomfort.

Our veterinarian panel rounded up a list of the best dental chews for dogs to make shopping easy. These vet experts chose the following products by considering dogs of different sizes, dogs with allergies and sensitive tummies, and what’s most helpful to a pet parent on a budget.

Additionally, the dog dental chews on this list are approved by the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC). Dental chews approved by the VOHC are awarded a seal of acceptance for reducing periodontal disease and tartar control in pets. The seal is only added to products that pass strict trials in compliance with safety and regulatory issues.

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