Poor old Jack, 10 months old and still no sign of any teeth.
I admire his resolve though, he manages to chomp his way through most things with just his gums. Carrot sticks, apples and more recently, dog.
Babies use their mouths like a sensory exploration tool, from food through to doors, they’re more than happy to try anything – living or otherwise.
It’s all part of a baby’s development and can be an indicator that teeth are starting to cut their way through the gums.
I’ve got a well-tempered and open-minded Border Collie and I’m working on the pair of them getting used to each other in a safe and measured way.
When Jack moved in for a loving hug, I thought we were making headway – then he pulled out of the hug leaving a trail of goober on the hound and spluttering away on his own furball.
He reminds me of a baby-faced toothless Jaws from the Bond films.