New Dental Dog Treats Claim to be Just as Effective as Brushing

Owning a dog comes with many responsibilities, from brushing their fur to brushing their canines. Unfortunately, while many pet owners are diligent about good grooming, they don't regularly tend to Fido's teeth.

As with humans, lack of dental care has its repercussions. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, "more than 80 percent of dogs develop periodontal disease by three years of age." To stem the tide of tartar, various dog treats have appeared in recent years, such as Greenies Canine Dental Chews and Natural Balance Dental Chews, that purport to positively impact a poochs oral health. But do they actually work?

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