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85lb. Lab with exceeding bad breath. Gums have a few small…

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85lb. Lab with exceeding...

85lb. Lab with exceeding bad breath. Gums have a few small dark, almost lesions. She is still eating regularly but chew bones take longer to eat gently. this has been noticeable the last 2 mos.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?

The dogs name is ***** ***** year old yellow lab

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Looks like Pearl is a very good name.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?

She has many allergies and is on apoquell, carprofen, cosequin, and in spring and summer shots every 2 weeks. She is on Dr. Tim's weight management food.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

The bad breath can be due to dental disease, her food, or a bacterial gastrointestinal tract infection. If you would like to take pictures of her lesions in her mouth I would be happy to look at them. Does she have any tartar over her back molars where the teeth meet the gum line? How long has she been on the Dr. Tims food?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
probably 6-9mos
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Does she have any tartar over her back molars where the teeth meet the gum line?

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