Levi, Xena & Me

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by LeviTheOutlaw, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. sara Moderator

    LOL, I've been researching dogs since I was 5 and got my first dog book! LOL 25 years of researching does tend to give you a wealth of info at your fingertips! LOL
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  2. LeviTheOutlaw Well-Known Member

    Thats great, what a fun hobby and passion.
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  3. Dogster Honored Member

    I never knew Aussies could be born without their tails... Sara, you know soo much!!!!:LOL: But I've heard of docking in many breeds (breed standard), and also fixing the ears so that they point up (ear cropping) (doberman and great dane)
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  4. sara Moderator

    Docking and cropping are very common, unfortunately. It's mostly just for cosmetic purpose, though docking some working/gundog breeds is important. Cropping should be illegal like it is in the UK and other European countries!
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  5. LeviTheOutlaw Well-Known Member

    I agree... There's no reason to alter the dogs appearance unless it is for safety reasons.
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  6. Dogster Honored Member

    EXACTLY!!!! I don't understand why people dock dog's tails or crop their ears for show. They look better without it!!!!! (But somehow it became breed standardO_o)
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  7. bekah1001 Honored Member

    Plus tails are so much cuter! even though they can be lethal weapons.
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