5 Reasons Why Your Dogs Are Better Off Keeping Their Tails And Ears
Today, much research has gone into the effect that ear cropping and tail docking have on dogs. In the article, Tail Docking and Ear Cropping Dogs: Public Awareness and Perceptions it provides awareness as well as a three-part experiment in which most results prove negative consequences. It provides several reasons why dogs should keep their natural state. The surgery itself dates back to olden times when people believed that by modifying the ears and tail, dogs would have a lower risk of being harmed in battle. However, dogs are no longer used in battle so the procedure to date is completely cosmetic.