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Just when you think you have seen it all, just when you think nothing can shock you anymore, then you meet poor sweet Lea, only 5 months old, and in a world of hurt.
Lea came to SCARS, through an emergency clinic. Upon intake they knew she had damage to her ears, although the cause was unknown. No one was prepared for what we would see when she was sedated and a full examination took place.
In 2019 the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association banned many medically unnecessary practices done for cosmetic purposes, including cropping ears. A decision hailed by the majority as the absolute right thing to do. Ear cropping is done to make the cute floppy ears a dog like Lea is born with to stand upright. One concern with this decision was that people (fueled by an internet search) might take things into their own hands, putting their desire for a certain appearance above the health and well-being of the animal. It is suspected this may be the case with Lea. Veterin…
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