Dental

View the normal dentition of incisors, premolar and molar teeth in the flip box below.

Dental Issues in the Shetland Sheepdog is an article containing photos of normal dentition in adults and puppies, comparison of deciduous (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth, dental abnormalities, a self-testing section for the reader, and summary “bullet points”.

Amatras website shows the normal anatomy and some abnormalities (not in the above document) in Shelties.

Dental abnormalities can also be seen in the following pdfs:

Abnormal 3rd incisor teeth
Lance canine teeth description

Lance canine tooth research & breeder advice is a document written for owners explaining the results of research into the genetic cause of lance canine teeth in Shelties.  Advice is also given on how to use the DNA test.

Normal Incisor Teeth

Normal Premolars & Molars

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