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Oral Care Is Key To Your Furbaby’s Health

Give your dogs the best oral care to fight gum diseases, bad breath and tartar build-up

When you have a dog, all you want to do is give it the best. That means going on long walks, playing with them, and making sure it always has an adequate supply of food and water. After all, canine companions are just like family and should be treated as such. 

As all good pet owners know, your dog's health should be the number one priority to help your furry friend live a long and happy life. But did you know 90% of dog owners are not aware their dogs may have oral care issues? If left untreated, these could lead to serious health complications like tooth loss, feeling of discomfort and pain, and the systemic infection of other organs. On top of all that, 80% of dogs over the age of three are more likely to have periodontal diseases like gum disease. As responsible pet owners, what can dog parents do to give their fur baby the most effective oral care?

This is underscored by Megan Young in an Instagram post where she writes, "Being a pawrent is definitely a commitment and a big responsibility! That’s why I take care of Soba the best way I can 💛 Did you know that 90% of dog parents aren’t aware their dog might have oral care issues? This can lead to tooth loss, discomfort, pain and other health complications."

"This is my furbaby, Soba," Meghan introduced her furbaby to select members of the press in a Pedigree Dentastix presscon.  "It's nap time for her, so please excuse the slight sleepiness," she continued.  "At first, I was one of those furparents [who thought that] we'd get [Soba] her shots, tapos okay na 'yon," she continued.  "But we need to take care of our pets' oral health kasi tulad din natin na we have to take care of our oral health, we need to [do the same] for our furbabies," she concluded.

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PEDIGREE® DentaStix™ is the number one trusted solution for your dog's best oral care. Their triple action formula helps reduce tartar build-up, cleans hard to reach teeth with its unique X shape, and supports gum health for your fur baby's all-around oral care.

To create that better world, Mars Petcare has been using research and science over the past forty years to produce thousands of scientific studies and innovations in animal health and welfare. And one of the products they're most proud of is PEDIGREE® DentaStix™. Establishing an oral hygiene routine is very important for our dogs' oral health, and PEDIGREE ® DentaStix™ is one of the best solutions for doing so. It comes with a customised size that fits each dog size oral structure to support clean teeth. It also has a triple action formula that helps remove tartar build up, cleans hard to reach teeth with its unique X shape, and supports gum health, too. 

Trusted vet, Dr. Saza was one of the event experts who touched on the risks involving periodontal disease (PD). For one, it's linked to the inflammation of the kidney and heart tissue. The bacteria associated with PD can also spread to the heart and lungs, where it can create more problems. Lastly, geriatric dogs with severe PD suffer more from cardiac diseases compared to geriatric dogs without PD. 

Dr. Saza mentioned how PEDIGREE ® DentaStix™ is an effective oral care solution. It was designed to fit with any dog's oral structure, making it easy for pet owners with small or big dogs to accommodate their needs. PEDIGREE® DentaStix™ is also made with STPP and Zinc Sulfate, both of which inhibit the accumulation of plaque and tartar. She then ended with some tips on how to take care of your dog's oral health.

With Megan Young and Soba, her toy poodle was Instagram sensation, Paningning the shih tzu and her pawrent, Janess Chua.  This is what they had to say about PEDIGREE® DentaStix,  "And of course, for your dog's oral health, I really recommend PEDIGREE ® DentaStix™. Based on our personal experience, my dog has healthy gums and teeth. And it's true, one PEDIGREE® DentaStix™ a day can really keep the tartar away."

You heard it straight from the doggy’s mouth! If you think your fur baby deserves the best, take care of their oral health by giving them #OneDentastixADayKeepsTarTarAway. Head to your nearest pet shops, supermarkets, convenient stores, hardware chains, Shopee or Lazada today!