How To Clean Up Your Pug Puppy’s Smelly Breath

clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath

Hello, everyone. perhaps you are wondering how you can clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath.

Nothing ruins a nice cuddle with your puppy like a sudden blast of halitosis.

Let's first look at the causes of bad breath in dogs.

Periodontal Disease 

Recent studies have shown that after the age of three, 70+ percent of dogs will have signs of periodontal disease.

Pugs are especially prone to periodontal and other mouth diseases because their teeth are so close together.

If the cause of the whiff is a dental disorder, other warning signs will become clear.

These may include: Pawing at the face and mouth, red swollen or bleeding gums, loose teeth or severe drooling, which may include traces of blood.

If you are faced with this problem and not sure if there's tooth decay try not to jump to conclusions. Your vet will be able to decide the cause of your dog's bad breath.

Dental Plaque And Tarter

Pugs are especially prone to dental plaque and tartar.To clean up your pug's smelly breath you will need to take good care of her mouth.

How To Clean Up Your Pug Puppy's Smelly Breath


clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath

1.0 Brush Your Dogs Teeth

A good brush is the simplest solution to dental health problems that are usually the reason for your puppy's smelly breath.

Dental chews can cut some of those plaque build-ups, but these should only be used to compliment, not substitute, your dog's toothbrush.

2.0 Prevent Your Dog Eating Bad-Smelling Foods (including garbage)

​Part of the reason your dog’s breath will smell like crap is, that he’s eating it.

Pugs are natural scavengers. Eating feces is natural for them. If you have pussy cats, that litter box is like a dessert tray for your little friend. Always keep it somewhere only the kitty can get access.

3.0 Rinse Out Food And Water Bowls Regularly

Suppose you had to eat from the very same plate for days on end. Pugs tend to slurp water. This deposits a good amount of grass and food in the process.

Empty your dog bowls at least twice a day. Food, bacteria and other yucky stuff accumulates in no time.

I like to use to stainless steel dog dishes that are easy to clean.

I have a Bergan Gourmet In my dog's playpen, to make sure that the dogs can have clean water throughout the day when I am out.

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4.0 Feed Your Pug Dry Food

Dry food is less likely to cause smelly breath than canned. rather give her some kibble that's dry, I particularly recommend those without corn.

Some canned dog food is high in fish oils or ingredients that are difficult to digest and this can have a negative effect on your dog’s breath.

5.0 Get Your Dog Some Dog Chew Treats

These will help clean your Pugs teeth due to chewing. I don’t feed my Pugs real bones. They often splinter and can crack your dog’s teeth.

Hot Tip! Senior dogs whose teeth aren’t very strong anymore should be given softer treats than normal ones

6.0  Try A Few Kitchen Solutions

Margosa leaves, coriander, dill, or peppermint leaves can be slipped into your little friend's diet as a natural mouthwash.

7.0 Use A Tongue Scrubbing Option Like Orapup 

Foul breath often comes off the tongue, rather than the teeth.

In this system, an all natural enzyme fighting paste is applied with a special brusher. This results in a delightful experience for your dog and fights odor creating bacteria in the mouth. The paste and the brush work together to clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath.

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Brushing Your Puppy's Teeth

clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath

Pugs of all ages should have a brushing routine. It should be introduced during puppy hood. The older a dog becomes, the more uncooperative they’ll be.

Dental care should be something your dog comes to expect each day. It's the best way to clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath.

Don't stress if the dog doesn't take to this right away. Its going to take a little time before she gets used to somebody poking about in her mouth.

If you just realized that your little partner's teeth need some attention. Take a slow, patient approach. Lots of love and tasty dog treats will go a long way in winning him over.

Most experts will agree that daily brushing is ideal, but if that's unrealistic, aim for two or three times per week.

Introducing Your Pug To The Tooth Paste

1.0 Let your Pug taste the toothpaste before you brush. Do this is by putting a small amount of toothpaste on your index finger and letting him smell and taste it.

2.0 Right after your Pug has sniffed the toothpaste and is used to its taste, begin using more toothpaste on your index finger. Carefully touch his gums, so your little friend can get used to the feeling. Now, gently rub the dog toothpaste all along the gum line.

Check your dog’s mouth before you brush. Be certain that his gums are pink and not bleeding. Look for any broken or chipped teeth. If you notice any of these, take your little associate to your local veterinarian for a check-up.

Apply a bit of dog toothpaste to his toothbrush. Let your dog to lick it off.

Now begin with brushing one tooth using a forward and backward motion.

Progressively up the number of teeth you brush every day.

Do you have any techniques you used to clean up your pug puppy's smelly breath? If so, feel free to share them with our readers below.

God Bless

Richard S.


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