Has my tail ever been pulled? Yes. Has my peep ever picked me up by my tail. No. Would my peep ever pick me up by my tail? Probably not.
But, that’s not the case for many Scotties here in the U.S. Many of my brethren and sistren are picked up daily by the jaw and tail to be hoisted up on the grooming table.
Nothing wrong with that. And it’s not cruel. At least I don’t think so.
That’s not the way they do it across the pond. OK. I’ll grant them their own customs and habits. But Knopa doesn’t deserve to have her title stripped just because her handler didn’t follow the customs.
Knopa followed the rules. She won.
What say you my furiends?
Isn’t it more of a crime to poison dogs and beat them than to pick them up the way they’re accustomed to and expect?
Your turn. Bark me your opinion in the comments.