Ear Crops and tail docking
Dogs, and people read the body language of other dogs by looking at the position of their ears. Ear cropping removes this valuable assessment tool. Tails are indicators on what is “happening” in the brain. Docking tails takes away a body part that is an integral part of a pet’s body language. Tail docking happens at a few days of age so you often don’t have a choice, but if you do have a choice, weigh up the ramifications of your pet leading a tail-less life.
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