Tail docking banned in India by Veterinary Council

Earlier this year, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) had issued a circular asking different bodies, individuals to ban tail docking and ear clipping by vets for cosmetic purposes.
The Veterinary Council of India (VCI)  has now officially notified the same in their bye laws.

Letter issued by Veterinary Council of India banning tail docking throughout India

So in case you find any Veterinary Doctor/Vet, anywhere in India practicing this cruel method, kind inform the Veterinary Council of India and AWBI so that the same may be stopped.
This is applicable all over India and it is upto the pet owners and animal lovers to make sure that vets don’t do this any further.

5 Comments on “Tail docking banned in India by Veterinary Council

    • Yes, we are aware of this. Tamil Nadu High Court did pass this unfortunate judgement. Its upto the owners of such breeds to be educated on the cruelty of such unnecessary ‘beautification’ procedures.

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