When to Dock a Puppy's Tail?

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When to dock a puppy's tail is when they are between 2 and 5 days old. The tails are docked without using anesthesia and the procedure causes minimal discomfort to the dog. The longer one waits to dock to dock tails, the more pain it causes for the dog.
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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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Usually done at birth, or a few days after.
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The motivation behind docking the tail of a boxer is injury prevention. A long, thin uncropped boxer tail is extremely strong (as is the rest of the dog) and can easily knock over
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