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Referring to the practice of removing (docking) the animals tail, usually for cosmetic reasons. Tail docking for cosmetic purposes is considered illegal in several countries.

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What reasons are there to dock a dog's tail?

In relation to this question Are there any behavioral or health issues related to docked dogs?. Apart from cosmetic reasons, what reasons are there to dock a dog's tail?
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Are there any behavioral or health issues related to docked dogs?

My friend wants to adopt a dog with a docked tail and is wondering whether his docked tail will affect his behavior or health. Are there any health or behavioral issues that should be noted before ...