Mutilation of domestic animals

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Other Names:
Cosmetic mutilation of pet animals
Fashionable surgery on pets
Physical modification of household animals
Elective surgery on pet animals for human convenience

The usual reasons for surgical procedures on pets are to produce a more acceptable appearance or to make it more convenient or safer to have the animal sharing the domestic environment. Such practice includes: docking tails and clipping ears of dogs, removal of claws of cats, clipping wings, claws and beaks of birds and desexing mammals.

Related Problems:
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
11.08.2020 – 18:34 CEST