Now don't anyone get wild on me, I'm just looking for info and guidance from the folks I trust.....but, Brother had to have a part of his tail removed. We fought it for over a year with every remedy I could find...everyone! No luck, now he's so much better, no odor, no infection....no washing everyday with the shower hose. We felt bad, but the vet said it wouldn't get better as it was, and he was right.....except for the feeling like a loser [me] and the healing time [2 weeks] it's been all positive, and the dog has a truly better life, as he is not suffering now.
So, the vet said some breeders actually have him dock the puppies tails, shortly after birth as bone is not formed yet. [true] I don't remember the age he mentioned as I was stressing over Brother, as he hadn't had his operation yet at that time. I do know this is not permitted for showing.
But....I have no puppies, I do want to know what the deal is on this, and what others think. This vet does know his stuff, as far as gas and putting Bullies under for surgery, and Brother is fine, so I do trust him but I want to hear from the group......as I believe owners and breeders have info vets may not have.
No anger please as I haven't a position on this yet and the health of the dogs is the only concern I have.
Mean people still suck