Royal Veterinary College second-year student Emmanuel Oloyede delves into the long-term behavioural impact of ear cropping on dogs.
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The Ear Cropping Problem: why we must tie up the loopholes that allow this barbaric practice to continue
Dogs Trust see a number of dogs coming into their care who’ve undergone painful, ear cropping, which is illegal in the UK. They support the joint campaign, led by the FOAL Group and BVA, to lobby the Government to close legal loopholes that allow the trend of ear cropped dogs to continue in the UK.
Small animal vet and BVA past president Robin Hargreaves raises alarm over a recent surge in ear cropping cases he has been seeing in practice
A recent spike in cases of illegal ear cropping points to the need for urgent action by the veterinary profession and the wider public to curb this worrying trend. Please note, this blog contains graphic images some may find upsetting.
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