Wesley will only have to wear his braces for a few weeks and judging by the pictures, he doesn't seem too upset about his new hardware.
The puppy belongs to Molly Moore, the daughter of the clinic's veterinarian, Dr. James Moore, who is called a "doggie dentist" in the Facebook post.
A six-month-old Golden Retriever puppy is getting relief in his mouth thanks to a set of braces.
Pretty puppy As the little dog grew he began to have trouble closing his mouth leading to difficulties eating
Dr. Moore provides other dental services for dogs including root canals, often necessary because of pain, and oral surgery to remedy things like fractured jaws. They were so crooked that Wesley couldn't fully close his mouth.
The hospital explains that orthodontia in pets is not for aesthetic reasons, but because of health concerns, an issue now being highlighted by National Pet Dental Health Month.
"He is happily enjoying some of the benefits of his celebrity (although he already had ample hugs, kisses and belly rubs)", they wrote.