It was revealed in a survey that people bribe their pets with treats to get the job done.
One in six pet owners say they brush their dog's teeth several times a week.
One in five say they never do it, while most pooches only get their teeth cleaned once a month.
In the survey by canine dental stick makers YuMove, revealed people bribe their pets with treats to get the job done.
A quarter say their dogs don't like having their teeth brushed with their many biting the toothbrush or running off.