There are many good studs out there that do not have bite
Fri Mar 2, 2012 15:33
issues that I would hesitate to bring one on board that did. I neutered a lovely male that kept throwing them and am glad I did. Some families freak out when their puppy has a BNC--no matter how strongly you reassure them that the issue will resolve when the permanent teeth come in.
Not only did one of my customers freak but so did her vet. The puppy was referred to a canine dental specialist who pulled the baby tooth for $1500.00--and guess who paid!
The "specialist" also told the family that the dog needed $4000.00 worth of braces. The puppy went in for the surgery last Tuesday and, lo and behold, the pup's adult teeth had come in and all was resolved.
Would you pass up on stud puppy if it had 2 littermates in a litter of ten that had BNC at 7 weeks old? I have never had BNC on any of my dogs, this is a puppy I would be bringing in from an outside... more
Clients can get really uptight when it comes to teeth in their dogs. I just had a client completely freak because their pup had to much gum tissue. He thought the puppy had a tumor. Of course it... more
BNC Cathie - Placer Goldendoodles,Fri Mar 2 07:56
I wouldn't take a chance because this recessive hides and shows up unpredictably, your girls could carry it. It is true it almost always corrects as the jaw grows, but, unfortunately, it is present... more
He doesn't have them and has a perfect bite, that is super. I have had many of them over the years, and they correct so to me its not a big deal. You will have to decide that for yourself as to how... more
I would think long and hard on this one because right now your lines do not have any BNC's. There are so many mouth issues in numerous lines that we will never get cleared up because so few lines are ... more
I agree with Joyce about not bringing a potential fault into your lines if you have health, temperament, beauty. It's time to fine tune, not risk going backwards with bites. BNC definitely has a... more