2009 Year in Review: Tough love regarding cosmetic surgeries

2009 Year in Review: Tough love regarding cosmetic surgeries

30 events that shaped veterinary medicine in 2009
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Dec 13, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

The debate over ear cropping and tail docking erupted again at the American Veterinary Medical Association meeting in July. While the association's House of Delegates voted to reaffirm its position against these cosmetic procedures, some delegates argued for a more modest position acknowledging American Kennel Club's breed standards. Go to Failed ear cropping resolution reignites cosmetic surgery ethics debate.

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