Floating Teeth On Two Donkeys in Laguna Canyon Today

Floating teeth on donkeys is similar to horses except…

It is the same except their personalities!

IT’S ALWAYS FUN TO SEE DONKEYS! IN THE EQUINE WORLD THEY ARE POUND FOR POUND STRONGER THAN A HORSE AND GENERALLY SEEM TO HAVE MORE SELF PRESERVATION AS WELL…WHICH IS ALSO WHY THEY ARE GENERALLY MORE STUBBORN TOO.

FIRST THE DOCTOR WILL SEDATE THEM. AFTER SEDATING GENERALLY YOU GIVE THEM A FEW MINUTES AND YOU WILL SEE WHEN THEY ARE RELAXED AND READY.

LOOK AT THESE CUTE BABY TEETH! BLUE IS ABOUT 3 YEARS OLD JUDGING FROM HIS TEETH.

VISUAL INSPECTION FIRST LOOKING AT THE TEETH INSIDE AND OUT. CHECK FOR POINTS, LOOSE TEETH, SPACES IN BETWEEN TEETH, FRACTURES, ETC.

PHYSICAL INSPECTION FEELING FOR THE SAME THINGS AS THE VISUAL SUCH AS LOOSE TEETH, FRACTURES AND SPACING. THIS IS MILLER A RESCUED DONKEY WITH VERY LITTLE HANDLING PRIOR TO HIS NEW LIFE AT THE SCHOOL. HE HAS TURNED OUT TO BE QUITE THE GENTLEMAN AND WILL APPRECIATE HIS NEW AND IMPROVED SET OF TEETH!

DR. SILVIA COLLADAY DID THE DENTAL FLOATING IN A REMOTE AREA THAT DID NOT HAVE TRUCK ACCESS. THERE WERE NO OVER HEAD TREES OR A HIGH ENOUGH STALL TO STRAP THE HORSES HEAD UP SO IT HAD TO BE HELD WHILE SHE WORKED. THEY ARE SEDATED SO THEY GENERALLY WELCOME BEING ABLE TO LEAN ON YOU.

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