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We have a 2 year old Beagle/Weiner. We noticed a hole in her…

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We have a 2 year old Beagle/Weiner. We noticed a hole in her back molars with tanish/brown discoloration. I can send pictures as a visual. Our question is should we be concerned. Should we schedule a consult with our regular vet or should we schedule a cleaning

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the Beagle?

Thats it :)

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Please send the photo through and I will be glad to have a look.

You can either use the paperclip icon above or just post the URL here.

Regards,

Dr Scott

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Just checking out the photos, thanks ...

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Hello again,

I have worked out an answer for you below.

1. One of those photos shows clear signs of dental decay { caries } this is actually quite unusual in such a young dog, but nevertheless it does happen now and again. It could be that your dog chipped her tooth while eating a bone or chewing on something sharp sometime in the past and this has acted as a portal to allow tooth disease.

2. Your best plan would be to have your Beagle checked over by your regular vet sometime over the next few days to see what can be done. If this is dental decay then you would have options ranging from tooth extraction through to fillings.

3. But in any case I should be available online for you for the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me if you would like to talk things over with me further.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Hello again,

I am just checking back in to see how your dog is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning her tooth problems ...

Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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