Like humans, dogs can also suffer from a host of conditions that affect their joints, causing pain and worse, immobility. Joint problems in canines can begin at any age and occur in any breed although it is more often a sign of aging in senior dogs. However, there are also specific conditions that affect rapidly growing puppies.
A lot of the time, the cause of a dog’s stinky breath simply is poor dental hygiene or food stuck in between the teeth but sometimes, that funky, unusual, or downright nasty smell could be a sign of a bigger problem. So how can you tell?
Seeing your dog struggle to walk, hopping or dragging one leg, can be slightly worrisome or downright alarming. A dog limp or lameness can manifest itself in different ways. Some dogs with a limp are in obvious pain and will refuse to put weight on the problematic leg. While some dogs are still able to walk but show distress when using the painful limb.
Doggy kisses are awesome but doggy breath is not. Every dog parent we know has experienced being hit by an unexpected wave of hot and stinky breath while getting cozy with their pooch. So what causes bad breath dogs? Is it a problem that you can just brush away or should foul breath be a reason for concern? Let’s find out.