lower jaw not growing proportionately

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willow17
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lower jaw not growing proportionately

Post by willow17 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:17 pm

hello to all sheltie lovers everywhere
i have a concern for my 3 month old sheltie pup ....her lower jaw is not growing proportionately for her size...
i have seen a vet ....in touch with canine dental specialist in Guelph ontario....who asked for photos every month until the age of
seven months then will see her and assess her condition.......my concern is she is that she may not be able to chew and eat properly
her lower canine teeth are growing in slightly backwards also....the vet whom i really respect ...says she is underweight for her age.

does anyone have any experience with this and perhaps could help me understand and help her better.....Willow is very energetic , loving and has a
great temperament :-)))

thank you Cher

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Anto
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Re: lower jaw not growing proportionately

Post by Anto » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:30 am

Hi Cher :)

My previous girl had a similar issue with her lower jaw not aligning with her top jaw - it is called an overshot jaw. Trust me, she had noooo trouble eating! actually it looked quite cute :). i have attached a couple of photos of her.

Enjoy your girl :)
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Hanne
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Re: lower jaw not growing proportionately

Post by Hanne » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:59 am

Thanks for sharing - so adorable - and a Shelties smile at the last one :D
My 1. Sheltie (tricolor - born 10 July 14)
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Re: lower jaw not growing proportionately

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