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Old 12-02-2012, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 4 month old beagle with a small bottom jaw?

Hi guys,

We recently took our beagle Bernie to the vet and was told that he had a small bottom jaw. He is only four months old, and when we brought him, we were told he was a pure bread beagle. We brought him at 12 weeks and had no issues, until he grew up abit more. Now we can actually notice his small bottom jaw, I am very scared that it might cause him alot of issues when he gets older.

Has anyone had this issue before or heard of anything like this?

Thanks in advance

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Old 12-04-2012, 04:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This is a inherited condition.

A good source of information: About Dogs - Malocclusion - Incorrect Bite

Dog Malocclusions (Underbite or Overbite) and Unstable Jaw on MedicineNet
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