Pets with severe underbites and other inherited attributes are common to veterinary practice.Veterinarians see pure breeds mostly with severe dental problems, however April, a boxer lab cross has an underbite of vast proportion.
There will be no braces in her future, but minor inconveniences may occur. Those front teeth are never going to meet. Grabbing food or chewing will be more challenging, but our patients receive processed pet food anyways.
We love her the way she is. In pedigree dogs, it is actually frowned upon to greatly alter benign attributes that masks genetically inheritable conditions!