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by VonDoom at 9:12 AM
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How do you feel about ear cropping for dogs?

Fraser with natural ears and Spencer with cropped ears
(copyright Diane Rich 2008)

The Debate

Views of the AVMA,the Animal Welfare Committee, Breeders, and AKC
There continues to be controvery between the AVMA
(American Veterinary Medical Association), and
breeders in the U.S. regarding ear cropping. The AVMA released a
statement Nov 26, 2008 that it is opposed to ear
cropping and tail docking. The Animal Welfare Committee
is also opposed to cropping and docking due to their
scientific data on those...