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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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14 week old yorkie that still has a small fontanel, Is

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14 week old yorkie that still has a small fontanel
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dog?
Customer: Is perfectly healthy in every other way but I'm not sure how big a deal this is
JA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?
Customer: I was just saying that in her initial checkup last week the vet mentioned she had a small fontanel.
She's 14 wks
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: No
JA: OK. Nothing visually obvious. Is She 's eating normally?
Customer: Yes
JA: OK. No appetite problems. Is She 's having trouble peeing or pooing?
Customer: No
JA: OK. No obvious problems there. How is She 's behaving differently?
Customer: Everything seems perfectly normal except for the
"small" fontanel
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about She 's?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) You say that she is normal, all is well with eating, drinking, urinating and defecating?
2) Any injuries to her head in her time with you?
3) Does it seem to slow her down at all?