Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Bingo had two canines in while the baby teeth were still present. One fell out at about 7 months, the other at 11 months. He gets raw bones with his meals, larger recreational bones, bully sticks, antlers and Himalyian bones everyday and my feeling is that this helps greatly with shedding stubborn baby teeth.
Retained baby teeth is very common in Chihuahuas. Years ago i had one tiny Chi that lived till 18 yrs with many baby teeth intact. It literally looked like two rows of teeth in most of his mouth. While in my care he was raw fed and the condition of his teeth improved markedly, but the baby teeth never came out. As long as he was eating without obvious difficulty, I left him that way, as I am an advocate for minimal intervention unless absolutely necessary. He lived a long and healthy life and never stopped crunching on bones!