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I cured my dog’s bad breath with a natural product

Mackenzie Freeman

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Micky, my cute and adorable beagle, had horrible dog breath. When she hopped into bed, it would wake me up. I wanted a simple, natural solution.

Apples and Carrots

Beagles eat anything, so I tried the whole food route first. First, I fed Micky apple slices. I cut up two apples and gave her chunks throughout the day. No improvement in breath odor, but she did need a midnight outing to take care of tummy issues. Next, I tried carrots. No breath improvement there either, but her bright orange poo was the talk of the dog park the next day.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has acquired the reputation of a natural wonder. Advocates claim it can fix anything from yeast infections on paws to bladder stones. Plus, I had a bottle left over from a broken New Years Resolution to drink a tablespoon a day. I put a few drops in Micky’s water bowl. She wouldn’t touch it. I dumped the water and tried a smaller dose. No luck. Sneak drinking from the toilet bowl was not helping the situation, so I mixed apple cider vinegar with peanut butter. That worked on getting into the beagle. Now I had a beagle that smelled like an apple-peanut butter sandwich, but she still had putrid breath.

Coconut Oil

On to the next miracle cure … coconut oil. Like the apple cider vinegar, I had a bottle of organic coconut oil in the pantry. (I’m very good at buying regimental cures, but not so good at staying on the regimen.) Discovery: Micky LOVES coconut oil. I poured two tablespoons over her dry dog food, and she gobbled. But, alas, her breath still stank after a few days.

Greenies Dental Dog Treats

After I ran out of inexpensive whole food options, I decided to look into commercial products for the canine breath problem. I’ve heard a lot about Greenies Dental Dog Treats, so I ordered a bag of the regular size. Greenies look like bones with a toothbrush on one it. The design is supposed to clean teeth and gums. They even control tartar! Greenies was my first success. Micky’s gum buildup disappeared within a week. And her breath was definitely better. Not good, but much better than pass-out stinky.

Bones and Chew Dental Sticks

Near success with Greenies spurred me on to try other “dental” treats. There are a ton of choices with organic, natural, and healthy ingredients. The one that worked for my smelly beagle breather was Bones and Chew All-Natural Dental Sticks. The churro-design scrapes teeth clean from plaque and tartar. They break apart easily (nice for saving a bit of money).  Micky’s general approach to food is to swallow fast and let her stomach do the hard work, but she chews on Bones and Chew for a few minutes. It took a few days, but Micky no longer has stinky breath. So life is back to cuddles and kisses.

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These Stunning Facts About ‘I Dream Of Jeannie’ Will Send You On Another Binge Watch!

Sherry Rucherman

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When it comes right down to it, is there any television show from the ’60s more iconic than I Dream of Jeannie? The series starred Larry Hagman and Barbara Eden as an astronaut – genie duo looking to navigate through life with a little extra magic shared between them. Despite the show being canceled more than 50 years ago, I Dream of Jeannie has spawned one of the most loyal and ravenous fanbases in entertainment history. In order to satiate your thirst for more Jeannie content, we’ve pulled together a list of the most incredible unknown facts about the show!

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Lifestyle’s of the Rich and Famous: 40 Celebrity Mansions

Mackenzie Freeman

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When you think of life as a mega-wealthy celebrity, what do you envision? You probably think of nice clothing, cool cars, and amazing mansions. While we all understand the idea of wealth, we are rarely confronted with it in a personal way. Well, today, we are going to get as up-close-and-personal with Hollywood’s wealthy elite as possible. Today, we are going to take you on a tour through some of the most incredible celebrity mansions in the world. We’d advise that you hold onto your seat, these Hollywood mega-mansions are likely going to blow you away with their price tag. Are you ready? Let’s begin!

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Watch This Heartwarming Reunion as a Proud Lioness Sees Her Old Trainer Again

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With the new Lion King remake destroying box offices everywhere, we felt it was only time to take a look at real-life animals worthy of our adoration. Today, we are going to introduce you to a gorgeous lioness named Kiara and her old trainer, Adolfo. After being raised from youth by Adolfo, the two had been forced to separate. Now, years later, they are getting to share one of the most heartwarming reunions that we have ever seen. Are you ready to cry a few tears of joy? 

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