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Hi just wondering if anyone had any advice or suggestions...

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by jenibob, Jun 1, 2010.


  1. jenibob

    jenibob PetForums Newbie

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    My dog seems to have lost the use of his lower jaw! The PDSA have looked at him and they "haven't got a clue as we've never seen anything like this before!" He was quite lethargic and had his eyes screwed up like as though he was sensitive to light but these symptoms have gone now, though when he's just sitting there his jaw is permanently dropped! He still has his appetite but finds it really hard to eat as he can't chew. Also he doesn't even have a fever! I'm completely lost and don't know what else to do!
     
  2. Bearpaw

    Bearpaw PetForums VIP

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    I would just get a second opinion asap.Hope hes ok.
     
  3. pacey63

    pacey63 PetForums Member

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    Enlargement of the Bones of the Jaw in Dogs | PetMD never heard of your problem before so did a little hunting around, as you mentioned your dogs eyes in the post, this rang a bell, but get yourself a second opinion is best, hope your dog gets sorted:)
     
  4. Shamen

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    you really need to get him to see a different vet asap for a second opinion he sounds a very poorly boy.
     
  5. mollythecollie

    mollythecollie PetForums Member

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    Is it painful when you touch or move his jaw?
     
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    jenibob PetForums Newbie

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    My husband found this last night.It does seem to match everything he has!
    Will be taking him to a different vet,will let you know how we get on. Thank you to everyone that replied :)
     
  8. Bearpaw

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    Good luck,let us know how you get on.
     
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