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Q: Do I need to use special toothpaste for my dog?

A: Never use human toothpaste on your dog’s teeth. Almost all have additives that will upset your dog’s stomach. Use toothpaste especially formulated for dogs, just as you should do with his shampoo. And use a soft-bristled toothbrush made especially for dogs.

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