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[APD] OT Re: Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 64, Issue 27

Robert Hudson wrote:
>>>Chopping off tails does not
> prevent death, nor does it prevent harm. It serves no purpose other than
> to amuse humans.<<
> Cropping ears and tails is for asthetic reasons, to keep to a breed 
> standard, not for amusement.Its not cruel, painful or dramatic to a dog 
> either.

Aesthetics are amusement. The two are synonymous. I'm not sure how 
anyone can know how the dog feels about it, but I don't think it's 
unreasonable - if you're going to make an assumption - to assume that 
it's not positive.

Jerry Baker
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