I am a new Doberman dog owner and I have heard different opinions about tail docking. Some people say it is necessary to prevent injuries to the tail, while others argue that it is cruel and unnecessary.
I am really confused about whether or not I should cut the tail of my Doberman. I want to do what is best for my dog's health and well-being. I have read that some countries have even banned tail docking as it is deemed to be cruel.
Can someone please share their personal experience with tail docking? Is it necessary for Doberman dogs or can they live a healthy and happy life with their natural tail? I appreciate any advice or suggestions you can offer. Thank you!
As a Doberman owner, I had my dog's tail docked when he was just a puppy. I opted for this procedure because I believed it was necessary to prevent injuries to his tail, especially since Dobermans are very active dogs.
My dog has had no issues with his docked tail and he is just as happy and energetic as any other Doberman I know. I also love the way his tail looks, and it adds to his overall appearance.
I understand that some people may view tail docking as cruel, but I did my research before making my decision and I felt that it was the best choice for my dog. However, I do respect the opinions of others who choose not to dock their dog's tails.
At the end of the day, I think it's important for each owner to make an informed decision based on their personal beliefs and their dog's needs. Whether you choose to dock your Doberman's tail or keep it natural, what's most important is that you provide them with a safe and loving home.
I hope this helps provide some insight into the differing opinions on tail docking!