Dog Tail DockingKeith
At the time the pup’s tail is being docked, the breeder and the veterinary surgeon must complete the certification process. The veterinary surgeon must receive evidence to decide if the pup meets the conditions to qualify as a potential future working dog.
The pup and its mother must be presented to the vet within five days of the pup’s birth. The docked pup must be microchipped at the same veterinary practice before it is eight weeks old.
evidence that the owner of the dog, or an agent or employee of the owner most likely to be using the dog, will be using the dog for work in connection with lawful pest control a gamekeeper