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Overshot jaw

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Nicinacnoo, Feb 9, 2018.


  1. Nicinacnoo

    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    looking at a rescue puppy not sold by breeder.. has an overshot jaw. How serious is this longterm?
     
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    Rafa PetForums VIP

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    It isn't potentially serious. Many dogs manage just fine with an overshot bite.

    Sometimes, an overshot jaw can tighten up a little.

    How old is this pup?
     
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    8tansox PetForums VIP

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    I had a rescue Greyhound with a major overshot jaw, didn't stop her from doing a thing, she still managed to eat well, catch the odd rabbit and gnaw on bones.
     
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    DaisyBluebell Earth, the insane asylum of the Universe

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    Had an overshot lower jaw Cavi many years ago, never a problem
     
  5. Rafa

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    Do you mean undershot?
     
  6. Nicinacnoo

    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    Definitely said overshot. I googled and you get over and under (top teeth over or like a bulldog bottom teeth more forward)
     
  7. Nicinacnoo

    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks for reply.. glad to hear that.
     
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    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    Pleased to hear that. It’s basically a reject from a breeder and I find that really sad.
     
  9. Nicinacnoo

    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    She.. not it.
     
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    Nicinacnoo PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks for reply.. puppy is 4 months.. on manytears...
     
  11. DaisyBluebell

    DaisyBluebell Earth, the insane asylum of the Universe

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    I really must put my glasses on to type sometimes :rolleyes:
     
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