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2. Dog-Friendly Toothpaste

As well as a canine toothbrush, you'll need a toothpaste that's safe for dogs. Human toothpaste isn't suitable for dogs because most contain fluoride. While fluoride prevents tooth decay, it is extremely toxic to dogs and can cause fatal poisoning. You can buy toothpaste specially formulated for dogs. They come in flavors which dogs find delicious such as beef and poultry, making the tooth brushing process more enjoyable for your pet.

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