and yet i am 99.9% sure you arent done yetI can't take this ridiculous thread anymore.
duckzilla wrote: You take your "tribal" knowledge. I'll have my science. I won't have to prove my point any further. You all have done it for me. You refuse to accept fact for your own imagination. Thats fine. Just don't sell your dogpiles here. I ain't buyin.
duckzilla wrote:I never called anyones dog ugly. I said I THINK it is ugly.
duckzilla wrote:I'll preface the following with ... TO ME... it looks horrible.
I know that some of you on here have your dogs ears and tails hacked, and, I mean you no disrespect.
If you want you dog looking like a vulcan thats awesome
Morbid approaches to physical enhancement are not scientific
duckzilla wrote:The earlobes are desiged, by nature to carry sound waves to the brain. It is a known fact that sound waves deviating from the natural path from ear lobe to the ear canal can and does cause developmental as well as perceptual and mental problems animals.
duckzilla wrote:Refer specifcally to tests performed on persons having lost thier ears in accidents and the likes by neuropathologists etc.
duckzilla wrote:Michelle, you're over emotional, and it's perfectly clear you cannot and do not respond intellectually when you're upset
duckzilla wrote:developmental as well as perceptual and mental problems.
mnp13 wrote:If they did they would become head shy to an extent, as that is the result of a dog that is afraid due to injury or abuse.
It is FAR less traumatizing when it is done with a band in the frist few days of life.
mnp13 wrote:Like I said earlier, tail dockings at a vet are horrible.
duckzilla wrote:The earlobes are desiged, by nature to carry sound waves to the brain.
Odnarb wrote:mnp13 wrote:It is FAR less traumatizing when it is done with a band in the frist few days of life.
Except when it doesn't happen right, infection sets in and the pup becomes septic.
I see SOOOOOOO many bad banding jobs, not even counting the pups that become ill. Bone exposed, scarring, etc.
Odnarb wrote:mnp13 wrote:Like I said earlier, tail dockings at a vet are horrible.
Seriously, have you ever watched tailed being docked PROPERLY by a vet? I've assisted with many litters. Pups scream when you take them from mom & sibs, then stop screaming when you put them back. I have yet to see pups keep on screaming like was posted here. Those pups were likely done imporperly or too old.
Odnarb wrote:duckzilla wrote:The earlobes are desiged, by nature to carry sound waves to the brain.
Dogs are not natural, and the natural ears typically found in the breed are not naturally occuring.
When I look at Bloodhound ears, "Sound Funnels" are the last things that come to mind.
mnp13 wrote:My dad worked for a vet, they did tail docks with what was basically a large pair of sharp pliers. Very young puppies didn't seem to care, but once the pups were older than a few weeks he said they SCREAMED. Someone here posted a while ago about the vet they worked for digging the last bone out of the tail after a dock so that they had extra skin to put a stitch in. *gag*
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