Shady Grove Kennel, European Dobermans - Ears Cropping - East Dublin, GA
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Ear Cropping
 
To crop ears our vet makes an incision then places a nylon insert inside the ear to hold the ear upright. The stitches need to be removed in 10 days, the nylon inserts need to be removed within 5 weeks. Our vet will remove the nylon inserts free of charge. A set of nylon inserts and some examples of a standard crop are pictured below.

Usually a standard crop will require taping for 2-3 months after the inserts are removed, however a show cut must be taped for 6 to 8 months after the inserts are removed. To watch an instructional video on how to tape ears look at the following link; 
 




 

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