Top 10 Natural Chews For Cleaning Your Dog's Teeth
Dog teeth cleaning can be as painful as... well... pulling teeth. But worry not. Aside from brushing your dog's teeth, there are plenty of natural treats that you can give your pet to keep their gnashers healthy.
Regularly providing your dog with treats promotes good dental health however it is also important brush their teeth regularly with a specific dog toothpaste. If you need help encouraging your dog to let you brush their teeth, you can read our tips on How To Clean Dog Teeth.
All of our treats are natural, air-dried and grain-free meaning that they are not only gentle on your dog's teeth but on their tummy too.
How Do Treats Clean Teeth?
Removes Plaque and Tartar
Chewing on treats supports your dog's dental health as the chew scrapes away plaque and tartar from your dog's teeth. The treat brushes along your dog's teeth, acting as a natural toothbrush.
Chewing on treats stimulates saliva in your dog's mouth. This saliva flushes away bacteria or any stray bits of food in your dog's mouth.
If the bacteria or food is left in your dog's teeth, it could cause infection and inflammation in your dog's mouth which can be painful and lead to dental disease.
Olive Wood provides a strong chew for your dog to really sink their teeth into. As their teeth sink into the wood, it scrapes away plaque and tartar, cleaning the teeth in the process.
Olive Wood Dog Chews are dense and compact in structure which means that they do not splinter or shard like normal sticks. Pieces of the wood may come away as your dog gnaws at it but it will not splinter or shard like a normal stick.
With different sizes to choose from, the chew satisfies your dog’s natural instinct to chew, which helps to maintain strong teeth and gums whilst also providing Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium which are complementary to your dog’s diet.
Check out our blog, Olive Wood Dog Chews: Are They Safer Than Sticks? to find out more about the benefits they provide for your dog.
Pizzles are great long-lasting chews that serve as a great dental treat.
A much healthier alternative to rawhide, they are made from 100% beef and are a single-source protein that is easily digested by dogs.
Tough and crunchy, they keep dogs chewing, keeping your dog’s teeth and gums in a healthy condition. Free from any artificial flavours, chemicals or preservatives, the Pizzle is a fan favourite.
You can read more about our Pizzles on our Pizzle Stick For Dogs: What Is A Pizzle?
Our deer antlers are responsibly sourced and are full of minerals. Made up of mainly calcium and phosphorus, they also include potassium, magnesium, iron, sulphur and zinc, which are vital for keeping your dog’s muscles and bones healthy and strong.
Suited for larger dogs who have an intensive chew, they are long lasting.
With all sharp points removed, Deer Antlers are a natural, healthy chewing option for your dog to enjoy.
Puffed Chicken Feet
A healthy, natural chewing option for dogs, puffed chicken feet are gently air-dried which means that they retain more
Suitable for dogs over 12 weeks, these are a great treat for puppies too.
They are not only low in calories but they help to remove built-up food and plaque from your dog's teeth, keeping them clean and healthy.
Made with all-natural ingredients, the vegetable-based texture will help remove plaque and tartar as they chew.
These are not recommended for dogs under 9 months and always check the feeding guidelines before giving any treats to your dog.
Haddock Fish Cubes
The rough texture of the Haddock Fish Cubes helps to clean teeth and remove plaque build-up.
Low in fat and small in size, they are full of omega 3 and suitable for puppies over 12 weeks.
Calming Dog Dental Sticks
For pets who suffer with separation anxiety, mood swings or are fearful of loud noises, these dental sticks contain a calming formulation of hemp, green tea, omega 3 and the natural calming herbs; chamomile and lemon balm.
They not only help to calm your dog but they are great at scraping away any nasty stuff on your dog's teeth. The sticks are also grain-free making them gentle on tummies.
Pooch and Mutt Mini Bone Fresh Breath
Pooch and Mutt dog treats are natural, hand baked treat that dogs love the taste of.
The biscuit’s abrasive action help to clean your dog’s teeth as they chew as they brush away plaque from your dog's teeth.
Not only do they scrape away any nasty plaque, the treats contain chicken and a variety of herbs to help freshen your pet's breath.
With parsley - a natural deodoriser - and peppermint, the treats will improve your pet's breath and help with digestion.
Yakers are made from a mix of skimmed Yak and Cow milk, which are rich in calcium and protein.
A very small amount of lime juice and salt is added to harden the milk, which is then compressed into blocks and smoke-dried for 28 days to give the chews their unique flavour.
Yakers Dog Chews are 100% natural and have a hard texture which means dogs need to really chew to make the chew soft. This is mental stimulating for the dog and great for removing plaque and promoting dental health.
Deer Leg Bone Chew
Our Deer Leg Bone Dog Chew is a single protein chew made with 100% deer which means it’s perfect for dogs who have chicken and beef allergies because it’s hypoallergenic.
The bone is dried using a gentle drying process which means it's tough and last longer for determinant chewers but will not snap or splinter as it would if it were cooked.
Chewing on the bone is a natural way to clean of plaque and strengthen your dogs jaw.