My Elvis has Cracked 4 teeth Please Help???

by Deborah L White-Seligman
(Sarasota Florida U.S.A.)

My Elvis is a 5 YO Jack and he has cracked 4 of his teeth and 2 of them are his Canines and I need help with some recipes for soft treats I make all of there food I have 2 Jacks Elvis and Patchie and a Lab/Terrier mix.Anyway I need help with someone to give me some homeade soft treat recipes?If Elvis cracks his teeth any worse Im looking at a large vet bill at least 1,500.00 or more PLEASE HELP?

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Sep 30, 2012
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Elvis with cracked teeth
by: Deborah

Thanks so much for your info on this I keep a watch on him constantly and so far no problems but I do know that it will be high if something happens to his teeth and he is only 5 YO so I will keep you posted!Im so worried if this happens to be the worse!

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Jack Russell cracked teeth
by: Frank

So sorry to hear about your Jack's teeth! It sounds like you are on top of things but just make sure to check in periodically with the dentist/vet to make sure that the teeth don't get infected and that the roots are not exposed. Check for swelling of the face or gums, lethargy or malaise. Our Jack was a rock chewer and had broken quite a few teeth. Our vet dentist urged us to consider a combination of extraction and pulp work (don't remember name). He said that even though dogs don't usually act bothered by the teeth that in fact it can cause a great deal of pain and really harbor infection. We paid roughly 1500 or so for the work that was done - about 350 per tooth. It's not cheap! We put something on Facebook and some of our friends donated to the cause....which was very nice. Some vets let you pay in installments like our did. In the meantime you can feed soft foods like cooked eggs, rice, oatmeal. Please let us know what you decide and what your vet says!

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