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Keeping your dogs teeth clean is an important part of helping your dog to live a long and healthy life. With clean teeth their breath will smell better, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Dental disease can lead to organ problems down the line and shorten the life of your dog. Daily brushing is recommended but may not be realistic for some people. Shoot for a goal, whether it’s once a week, once a month or twice a year. Anything is better than nothing.

Dental chews are also recommended for keeping your dogs teeth clean. They can take the place of daily brushing and most dogs love them.

When purchasing a dental chew you’ll want to make sure to get the right size for your dog since they come in various sizes. Also take into account that popular brands may cost more, while lesser known, yet equally good products might save you a few bucks.

Here are the top 5 five rated dental chews on Amazon!

1. Whimzees

Depending on the dog, these seem to last longer than most and dogs love them. Mine sure does! They also come in Vegan and Gluten free.

2. Greenies

Greenies are one of the most popular doggie dental chews on the market. You can get them at any reputable pet store.

3. Zukes Z-Bone Clean Apple Crisp Dental Treat

Zukes is famous for their dog treats so if your dogs are already a fan, you may want to go with a brand they already enjoy!

4. Virbac C.E.T. Dental Chew

This vegetable based dental chew is perfect for dogs with protein allergies. You’d be shocked at how many dogs are allergic to various sources of protein.

5. Get Naked Super Antioxidant Dental Chew Stick

Here’s a top selling doggie dental chew that is wheat free, corn free, soy free and gluten free.

Always be sure to read the ingredients in any chew, treat or dog food you purchase to make sure it’s right for your dog. You may also want to talk to your vet to see what kind of dental chews your vet prefers and why. It’s important to be educated before you make a purchase.

Here’s to clean teeth and long happy lives!

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