I was always a big fan of using enzymatic toothpaste until I looked at the ingredients. Unable to find a brand offering a better option, I decided to bite the bullet and make my own. I still use a dietary kelp supplement and organic spray additionally but because I brush my dogs teeth daily, I just couldn’t keep using all the chemicals. I’ll admit I was even shocked by the results! After only one weeks I saw a noticeable difference! Using simple household items her teeth looked better than they did after 2+ years of using the expensive enzymatic brands! (For occasional brushing these are probably just fine.) I may still experiment and come up with new formulas but due to the positive results I wanted to share this one right away!

1/4 c organic coconut oil

A pinch (or 1/4 tsp) organic Turmeric

” organic kelp

” baking soda

” organic dried crushed parsley

> 1/4 tsp organic cinnamon

Mix them together and store in the fridge. I have no problem using it solid but you can let it soften to help get it onto the toothbrush if you like.

Another tip is trying gauze in place of a toothbrush to target certain areas or if your dog doesn’t like the toothbrush.

I haven’t added mint leaves or peppermint oil but they can help freshen.

I also haven’t had to add flavor but I’ve seen a lot of recipes with added chicken or beef bouillon or human Grade flavoring such as this one by Basics (pictured below)

Another recipe that is even simpler is:

2 tbs baking soda

2 tbs coconut oil

For a stronger version or gingivitis you can add:

10 drops of colloidal silver

1 tsp colostrum

1/2 tsp turmeric

(I haven’t tried this one yet)

4 thoughts on “Homemade Organic Dog Toothpaste

    1. Thank you for the question! I really wish I had found one that I thought was safe that I could also buy. The truth is, I have looked extensively and really haven’t. Plain old coconut oil is my go-to for daily toothpaste. It’s effective, inexpensive, and easy to get! When I have time, I’ll mix in some additional ingredients (dog breath by animalEO is one that I love) but honestly these aren’t really necessary. Some people make some organic homemade options and sell them locally, but this is one item that I use daily but never buy bc I’ve yet to see one better than I can make with a few simple things at home! I hope this helps!!
      Later today I’ll try to grab some recipes for add ins but they all start with coconut oil as the base 🙂

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