Tail Docking: The Barbaric Procedure Your Dog Should Never Have to Endure

Tail Docking Dogs

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  • Four years ago, we reported that the practice of tail docking was receiving increasing scrutiny in the U.S., with opponents questioning the necessity of the practice, which is cosmetic in nature, and voicing concern for the pain and suffering of the puppies and dogs that undergo the procedure. Sadly, we seem to have made little progress since then toward joining the many other countries around the world that have tightly restricted or banned the procedure altogether.

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