Dog is Drooling Excessively (cont.)
Not every dog likes to have her mouth pried open or even her lips lifted to expose the teeth and gums. This is especially true if your dog's mouth is clenched shut in an attempt to protect something painful inside. Don't expect to solve this problem quickly and efficiently. Your dog doesn't necessarily understand what you're trying to do, so expect this to take some time. Go slowly and speak soothingly.
When to Get the Vet
Contact your dog's vet if:
Text © 2007 by Robert D. "Jake" Tedaldi, D.V.M.