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Old 09-02-2013, 08:02 PM
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Just saw a trailer for the latest episode of Doomsday Preppers & they had a couple of what looked like Belgian Malinois & said they had titanium teeth put in their mouth. I am appalled. I didn't even know this was possible.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:39 AM
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It's something the military does.

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Old 09-03-2013, 08:53 AM
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Wow, I guess it is possible. I had never heard of it before but it sounds like there is a valid reason for it at least where the military is concerned.
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:52 AM
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The titanium teeth in war dogs are not put in place just for funsies. They're replacements after the real teeth are lost or damaged. We've had a few pet dogs come through the clinic who had the same thing done - instead of just pulling a broken tooth, they're replaced with a titanium tooth. Or a dead tooth has a root canal and then a titanium crown.
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Old 09-03-2013, 01:01 PM
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The titanium teeth in war dogs are not put in place just for funsies. They're replacements after the real teeth are lost or damaged. We've had a few pet dogs come through the clinic who had the same thing done - instead of just pulling a broken tooth, they're replaced with a titanium tooth. Or a dead tooth has a root canal and then a titanium crown.
This. Most are not willing to end a dogs career, sport/pp/military, due to a broken tooth but its also not a preemptive thing.
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Old 09-03-2013, 01:23 PM
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It's not just for military dogs, regular old civilians do it too, and it's to replace lost or damaged teeth. They even do it for people
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Old 09-03-2013, 01:28 PM
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It's not just for military dogs, regular old civilians do it too, and it's to replace lost or damaged teeth. They even do it for people
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