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Why is the tail of a Doberman cut off at birth itself.

Asked by tvlalwa, 25 Aug '08 04:00 pm
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Tail of doberman dog becomes too lengthy like a stiff stick if not cut. It , in that case, will create lot of inconvenience so far movement of the dog and his/her beauty is concerned. That's why it is amputated just on birth.
Answered by Indra Datta, 25 Aug '08 04:45 pm

 
  
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The Doberman Pinscher's natural tail is fairly long; the short tail is the result of docking, a procedure in which the majority of the tail is surgically removed within days of the dog's birth. Today, docking is illegal in many countries, but not in North America, France, Russia, Japan and a number of other countries with large Doberman populations. One argument for docking the Doberman's tail is that while the dog itself is large and strong, its long, delicate tail is easily injured; many working breeds thus have traditionally had the tail docked off in puppyhood as a preventative measure. It is also thought that docking completes the sleek look that Louis Dobermann had originally envisioned for his dog[citation needed].

Few potential owners have a choice on the length of their Doberman Pinscher's tail, as docking is normally done soon after the dog's birth. This means that the breeder nearly always makes the decision before their dogs are even put on the market.
Answered by Irfan Naseef, 25 Aug '08 04:02 pm

 
  
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There is a cruel practice carried out for no just reason and indeed it is an offence in most countries. Anyone who does this terrible act does not deserve to keep dogs.
Answered by Janis, 26 Aug '08 04:19 am

 
  
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A Doberman undergoes docking, a procedure in which the majority of its tail is cut off or removed in other ways within days after its birth. one practical reason for docking the tail is that it removes what would be a convenient "handle" for a criminal or attacker to grab when the Doberman is performing its guard or police work. Another reason is that dogs with the thin, whip-like tail of the Doberman have a very common occurrence of "broken tail".
Answered by Aashka Khanna, 25 Aug '08 04:03 pm

 
  
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I am hearing first time from u dear
Answered by RAMA KRISHNA SARMA, 25 Aug '08 04:02 pm

 
  
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