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Hello all,
Looking for advise.
Was reading everywhere, couldn't find info i need. Does anyone had an overbite?
Bought pedigree German shepherd 4 months, went to vet for health check and he notice an overbite. Messured 0,9 mm photo attached.
So shocked, as she is pedigree good blood line. Is it possible that it will correct by itself? I know lower jaw growing slower. She is 5 months now. Looking for advise please, many thanks.
 

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Many overbites correct themselves. I had a Malinois where that happened but it was less than your pup. Also a Whippet with a similar one but it never corrected. I had to learn to accept this imperfection. He lived happily with us for 14 years. You have to watch that his lower teeth won't injure his pallet. Looks like one lower canine is pointing in the upper tooth's socket (first picture).
Consider asking a veterinary dental specialist. Did you talk to the breeder? Do you have a contract?
 

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Thank you, you gave me some hope. We will see vet again next week, i messuring gap every week to see is it better, but so worried about her ? don't want to extract any teeths if it's gonna go wrong.
Contacted breeder, she said puppy was checked at 8 weeks bite was correct at that time, she suggested to wait and see...i have contract, breeder gave me option to return her back, but we allready in love ❤ and vet said if i will return her could be sad ending, now she have very loving family ....
I am very hoping to hear similar stories and how it end up.
Breeder refunded half price.
These pictures was taken 2 weeks ago, i will take new ones to see the difference.
How can i help her? Trying ball games, but she doesn't want to keep ball in the mouth for long.
What would you suggest to do with baby canines? You can see in the photo new ones growing, should we extract baby ones to give some space?
So confused, its my first GSD ?
Any advice appreciated ?
 

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My advice would be to consult with a certified canine orthodontist. It's so hard to say from the photos if the baby canines are actually causing damage, but at this stage, if they aren't it seems likely they'll advise you to wait a bit and see. Only way to tell is to have a specialist take a look (if you have access). What did your regular vet advise?
 

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Vet advised to wait till next check, but i am stressing, can't wait looking for the same stories. Attached new pictures, messured again it shows 6-7 mm now ?
Baby canines moves litlle bit, so they should come out soon.
 

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Not yet, just vet. Our next appoitment 4 February. Vet said we neet to wait till adult teeth come.
 

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Hello
Just wondering how you got on with your puppies or a bite? We have a pub with a fairly severe overpaid. He has had his lower canines removed, this happened at 12 weeks. Currently 16 weeks and hoping for the best but the other part is still fairly significant. We have already contacted a dental specialist but need to wait for the lower canines to erupt before we start sending updated photographs. Did your pups issue resolve. Very keen to find out how other have gotten on.
 
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