Certain breeds of dog need a close eye kept on their teeth to stop problems from developing.Certain breeds of dog need a close eye kept on their teeth to stop problems from developing.
Certain breeds of dog need a close eye kept on their teeth to stop problems from developing.

Dog Dental Health: These are the 10 breeds of adorable dog most susceptible to toothache and tooth infections - including the loving Border Collie 🐶

Prospective dog owners should be aware that their beloved pet pup may be predisposed to developing dental problems.

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last few years – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership has soared to record levels.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

Another thing to take into consideration is that some breeds are prone to developing dental issues.

This can be for a number of reasons, including some breeds having overcrowded mouths, and the problems can be mitigated by cleaning your pet’s teeth regularly, avoiding sugary foods and regular vet check-ups.

Here are the 10 breeds of dog that are predisposed to developing dental problems, what to look out for, and how to treat the problem.

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There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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