Please don't dock ears and tails.It is painful and not needed for medical reasons. Please help stop mutilation of pets in this manner..AKC needs to change their standards. I so wish I could see my Dobies tail swing!
this sums it up (sadly). If a dog learns life is pleasant with humans and trusts it's instinct to please and serve in return for the care and kindness it should be receiving, this would NEVER be an issue!