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Re: [APD] Gold fish bowls banned

Derek Parr wrote:
> seems pretty dicey to be making laws on such subjectivity.   Who's to say 
> what's "mutilation" and what isn't.  Does the dog really mind having hs 
> tail chopped any more than someone with 20 piercings?  Do we know if the 
> dog thinks the pain was or was not worth not having twigs sticking in 
> his/her tail?  Have we asked?  What did the dog say?   Woof?

Don't dogs use their tails to indicate to other dogs social behaviour over a 

Cut his tail off and aren't you like cutting off one of his communication 

> Same goes for fish,  am I a big enough snob to tell the fish to not get 
> dyed like his fav rock star?  Maybe he wants to be pink.   :)

But should we have the right to subject any animal to needless pain in doing 

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