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Historically, tail docking was thought to prevent rabies, ... was levied upon working dogs with tails, so many types of dog were docked to ...

The Purpose of a Dog's Tail | CANIDAE®

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Nov 15, 2011 ... A dog's tail does more than simply wag when he's happy. Learn more about the purpose of a dog's tail.

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails? | Dog Behavior | Animal Planet

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The original purpose of the dog's tail was for balance. It prevents him from toppling over as he makes sharp turns while running or swimming. The tail also ...

10 things you likely didn't know about dogs' tails - AOL News

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Jan 1, 2015 ... Tail wagging has long been associated with a pup's mood, but the fascinating -- and often telling -- things about the appendage don't stop there ...

Structure and Function of the Tail in Dogs - PetPlace.com

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Aug 3, 2015 ... Below is information about the structure and function of the canine tail. We will tell you about the general structure of the tail, how the tail works ...

11 Things Your Dog's Tail Is Trying To Tell You - BarkPost

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Psychology Today reports that a dog's tail will move vigourously to the right when they see someone they know, but they wag more slowly when they see ...

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails? - Live Science

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Apr 28, 2014 ... Dogs have a kind of language that's based on the position and motion of their tails. The position of a dog's tail reveals its emotional state.

Canine Tail Docking FAQ - American Veterinary Medical Association

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Questions/answers about tail docking in dogs, including: When/why did it begin? ... even in this case, however, the purpose of increasing 'beauty' is mentioned.

Tail Language: What Is Your Pet's Tail Saying? - Mercola.com

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Dec 19, 2014 ... Your dog's wagging tail may very well be one of your most favorite things, but it serves a purpose far beyond bringing you joy. Animal tails are ...

What a Wagging Dog Tail Really Means: New Scientific Data ...

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Specific tail wags provide information about the emotional state of dogs.

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What is the purpose of a dog's tail? | Reference.com

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Dogs use their tails for communication and for balance during sharp turns or fast maneuvers. Tail wagging also may help dogs spread their individual scents ...

Why A Dog's Tail Wags (And Why You Shouldn't Cut It Off) - The Dodo

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Jun 22, 2015 ... If you think about it, a dog's tail might be his most effective means of communication. It tells us when he's happy, when he's anxious and, ...

Why Do Pets Have Tails? - Vetstreet

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Jun 4, 2012 ... Have you ever wondered about your pet's tail? Here's why dogs and cats have them.