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Are The Shepherds Born Without A Tail?

by Kate
(Virginia, USA)

Question: Are Austrailian Spepherds born without a tail?

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Born without a tail?
by: Nonnie

Aussies are not born without tails. The tail is docked when the puppies are very young.

bobbed
by: randiAnonymous

yes we dock them however they are born bobbed as well

Some ARE born with 'bobbed' tails
by: Marie

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Shepherd
Check out this Wikipedia website. Seems some are born with short or bobbed tails. The Aussies continue to be an awesome breed!

natural stub
by: Linda

Mine was born with a stub, so were his brothers.

Yup!
by: Jana

Mine baby girl has long beautiful tail but her brother was born with a cute little bobbed tail. Same litter, different outcomes. So, yes, but his bobbed tail is about a hands breadth long, not bobbed all the way.

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