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Survey of tail injuries sustained by working gundogs and terriers in Scotland
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    Tail injuries in working dogs

    In this abstract, the figures are confusing and appear to be aiming at a legislative 'get out' clause to standardise the regulation throughout the UK. The abstract gives mainly percentages, which avoids stating numbers. So many puppies need to be docked to prevent one 'injury' that it becomes pointless to dock. In another printed abstract, it was stated that it needs 232 puppies to be docked to avoid one late amputation in...

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