OraVet® DENTAL HYGIENE CHEWS COMBAT PLAQUE, CALCULUS, AND HALITOSIS AT THE SOURCE
Halitosis is one of the few signs of poor oral hygiene that a dog owner is likely to recognise.1
DELMOPINOL HYDROCHLORIDE PROVIDES A NOVEL MECHANISM OF ACTION
OraVet Dental Hygiene Chews release delmopinol throughout the mouth, as the dog chews, to form a protective barrier that:
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