Posted On 17/11/2011 By In Law for Animals With 1011 Views

Vet Council of Indian issued a notification to vets to ban the practice of docking & ear clipping on the back of AWBI’s recommendation

Vet Council bans tail docking on AWBI direction

The President, Veterinary Council of India informed the Chairperson, Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) that pursuant to AWBI issuing an advisory against tail docking and ear cropping of dogs, the Veterinary Council of India has written to the Registrars of all Veterinary/Agricultural Universities having veterinary facilities, the Registrars of all State Veterinary Councils, the Deans of all Veterinary Colleges, the Directors of the Animal Husbandry departments of all States advising them to apprise all veterinary practitioners and students to refrain from resorting to cosmetic surgeries, with immediate effect.

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