Poodle Tail Docking: 2 Benefits And 3 Disandvantages

Medical Complications

Tail docking is medically approved if conditions such as tumor, tail injury, bone malformation etc.

AKC Shows

There are benefits of docking your Poodle’s tail if you wish to participate in AKC conformation events.

Risk Of Anaesthesia

Sometimes, the Poodle puppy’s body frailness cannot handle anesthetics properly and there is a risk of dying because of the anesthesia.

Pain And Trauma

Surgical procedures such as tail docking on Poodles can sometimes be difficult both in terms of pain management and mental trauma

Post-Operative Complications

Most common conditions that can develop after tail docking or occur during surgery are necrosis, infection, and excessive bleeding.