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Snipping puppy dog tails?

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Apr 12, 2016, 02.49 PM IST

Today I’d like to share my thoughts on tail docking, earcropping and removal of the dew claw.

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Symptoms of Hip Dysplasia

Hey All:

My posts are looking to be a weekly thing by now. My goal is to post more, but the talking about the disease is the boring part so I dread these first few posts. 552 more words

Canine Health

What is hip dysplasia?

I have read a lot of definitions of hip dysplasia, but in the simplest words of the American Animal Hospital Associations (AAHA), “hip dysplasia is a genetic disorder in which dogs have a poor fitting hip joint” (1). 468 more words

Canine Health

Down The Drain

Last night as I climbed into bed, I felt something small and hard underneath me. It wasn’t a kibble crumb. I switch the night light on. 273 more words


Euthanasia is NOT an answer

I want to make note to all of my readers that euthanasia is NOT an answer for hip dysplasia, there ARE other options. This may seem like a weird statement to make, but you would be surprised about how many people suggest it. 135 more words

Canine Health

My dog has hip dysplasia...

I would assume you wouldn’t be reading this unless you’re looking for answers, something I searched far and wide for when the dreaded diagnosis was made for my beloved three-year-old rottweiler/akita mix. 779 more words

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