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Bark 5 Product Review from Top U.S. Dog Trainer, Tonya Wilhelm

Bark 5 Product Review from Top U.S. Dog Trainer, Tonya Wilhelm

Posted in Dog Tooth Paste

Dog dental care and cleaning is so important for the overall health of our dogs. It’s not just a matter of stinky dog breath—it’s a matter of good health care. According to The American Veterinary Dental College, periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs...


Lorelei the Mini Aussie

Lorelei the Mini Aussie

Lorelei is a 13 year old mini Aussie. She’s a healthy and active flyball and agility dog but has had dental issues resulting in frequent and costly vet bills for cleaning and pulling broken teeth. We’ve been using Bark5 for the past 6 months on the recommendation of our friend, Beth. She...


Fraser the Sheltie's Story

Fraser the Sheltie's Story

Fraser is our two-year old Sheltie. Even with feeding him no grains and low carb foods and providing the proper supplements, he is simply one of those dogs that just develops tartar. At his scheduled neutering, it was suggested by the vet that the tartar he had would be removed during a...


What does the number on the front label of my dental spray mean?

What does the number on the front label of my dental spray mean?

The number on the front label of your Bark 5 TM Alcohol Free Dental Spray for dogs is referred to as an NN number and a lot of people have never heard of it. It’s a number you need to look for when you purchase dog, cat or horse products. It tells a customer the product meets the...


The ROOT Cause of Dog Dental Disease

The ROOT Cause of Dog Dental Disease

We all love our dogs for their sweet, furry faces and their wagging tails, but most of us don’t give their teeth that much thought. We should. Dogs, like us, need good dental upkeep, or else bacteria will come along and bring on dental disease. First comes very bad breath and swollen,...


Show Dogs Must Have Pearly White Teeth

Show Dogs Must Have Pearly White Teeth

Posted in Dog Dental Care

For 46 years I have dedicated my life to the breeding, showing and caring for my dogs. I have owned and bred a few BIS and BISS winning dogs. As a show breeder it is essential that my dogs have a mouthful of pearly whites to show the judge on examination in the ring and not a breath that could...


Alcohol Free

Alcohol Free

Why is there alcohol in so many of the dog dental products on the market? The simple answer is because it is needed to keep the oil in them from separating out and the product from going “off.” If you mix oil (essential oils) and distilled water, it would separate out without the alcohol....


Dental Health and Supplementation

Dental Health and Supplementation

Posted in Dog Dental Care

We don’t like it. Our dogs don’t like it. Brushing their teeth. It’s frustrating for all and usually involves some good wrestling holds to get the dog to stay still. Yes, brushing teeth is important but there are other options to keeping your dog’s teeth clean and tartar free. Tartar is a...


Dental Care is Paramount for Small Breed Canines

Dental Care is Paramount for Small Breed Canines

Posted in Dog Dental Care

Dental care is a much needed health requirement for all dogs. Small dogs (like Miniature Pinschers) in particular often have more dental problems than medium and large dogs. With that in mind they often need dental care, including anesthesia, which can be hard on small dogs, some of which do...