Are australian shepherds mini have short tails?

Asked By: Nat Harber
Date created: Sat, Apr 17, 2021 1:06 AM
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Most Australian Shepherds and Mini Aussies are born with full long tails while some are born with short bobbed tails (NBT), and others are born with natural partial bobs, where the tail is mid length and appears stubby. Breeders have historically docked the tails when the puppies are born.
Answered By: Zita Graham
Date created: Sun, Apr 18, 2021 3:09 AM
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When you take all kinds of dogs into consideration, an average litter ranges between six and ten puppies.

In the case of your little Yorkie, she is likely to give birth to three or five pups on the higher side.

However, some dogs can pop out one puppy depending on various factors.

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It's commonly believed that dogs wag their tails to convey that they are happy and friendly, but this isn't exactly true.

Dogs do use their tails to communicate, though a wagging tail doesn't always mean, "Come pet me!" Dogs have a kind of language that's based on the position and motion of their tails.

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It means that yes, the litter of puppies will have more than one father.

If Sophie mates with multiple dogs, then yes, she can easily get pregnant and the litter of puppies can have different fathers.

But to each their own.

This means that a puppy cannot have two fathers, but each puppy can have a different father.

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The truth is that there is no specific age or rule for when a puppy can start eating rawhide, and opinions differ greatly depending on who you ask.

Some provide rawhide treats to their puppies at as young as 10 weeks, and others don't even give their adult dogs rawhide.

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Here's the long and short of it.

Historically, tail docking was thought to prevent rabies, increase a dog's speed, and prevent injuries.

For hunting and herding breeds, tails could collect burrs and foxtails, causing pain and infection.

The longer tails of herding dogs could also be caught in gates behind livestock.

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Dogs tend to have between 8 and 10 nipples, but some have more, while others have fewer nipples.
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Tail docking is the term given to the surgical removal of puppies' tails for cosmetic purposes.

There are over 70 breeds of dog that traditionally have had their tails cut off a few days after birth.

The reason some breeds and not others are docked is simply because of the fashion set for that particular breed.

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