Can You Dock a Puppies Tail at Home?

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You can dock a puppies tail at home if you can maintain sterile conditions as docking is a surgical procedure. In addition to the sterile conditions you will need to have a qualified veterinarian on the scene if you are not one.
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Usually done at birth, or a few days after.
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There are two ways to dock a puppies tail: cutting and banding. Cutting is done at 2-4 days of age. The tails is snipped off with sterilized scissors. If done properly, there will
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Tail docking is typically done much earlier than
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Docking refers to the amputation of all or a portion of the puppy’s tail. Docked tails can done for medical reasons, such as damage from. frostbite. or fracture if the pup&rsquo
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Although you can dock a puppy's tail at home, it is preferable to take them to a vet to have the procedure done properly. If the tail is not docked properly the first time, they will have to endure additional stress to correct the tail. You can find more information here: http://www.vonevmans.com/articles/rx-199001-ej-phonerings.asp
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