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Meet Wesley, the dog wearing braces

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Getting braces on your teeth can be a downer, but this patient doesn’t mind.

Wesley the dog got braces on Friday.

Braces on dogs are unusual, but a veterinarian from Harborfront Hospital for Animals in Michigan found them necessary.

The vet says braces on dogs are usually for health issues, not cosmetic ones.

Wesley needed his teeth realigned because he could not close completely close his mouth.

He is expected to only have the braces for a few weeks.