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Categories: Breeding

Q. My Rot bitch had pups 48 hours ago. I have heard that their tails need to be cropped. I want to do it myself. Can you tell me what to do?
HELP!!

My rotty just (48 hrs) had her first litter of 8 pups. I have read that it is unnecessary to have a vet. clip their tails. In other words, I would like to perform the procedure. Can you give me information on what I need to do?

A. Yes - take the litter to a vet. At least if you want them to live. If you have to ask directions on the internet, I don't think you should be trying this yourself.
  
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