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#5879122 - 08/14/15 07:48 PM "Happy tail"
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Any of you dogs ever had happy tail? What was the outcome?
I think my lab has it

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#5879674 - 08/15/15 10:06 AM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Goin' so fast it looks docked!



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#5879688 - 08/15/15 10:17 AM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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It's called flagging on bird dogs and its a no-no.
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#5890167 - 08/21/15 10:19 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Well my dogs tail will be cut off next week due to infection

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#5890268 - 08/21/15 11:56 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Are you talking about cold tail?
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#5890512 - 08/22/15 10:31 AM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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He hit his tail and wounded it. Infection set in and it inches up his tail. His tail is dying and at times he ate his own tail off. The vet said there was no saving it at this point and they cut it above the infection. I'm going to have a 10 year old lab with a bob tail.

Not sure what cold tail is

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#5890548 - 08/22/15 11:13 AM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Sort of spoils my appetite. ^^^
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#5890621 - 08/22/15 12:37 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Yep. It's gross.

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#5890661 - 08/22/15 01:08 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Mine messed up the very end of her tail from happy tail and every once in a while it will split again but the vet says it's ok.

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#5890886 - 08/22/15 05:30 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
He hit his tail and wounded it. Infection set in and it inches up his tail. His tail is dying and at times he ate his own tail off. The vet said there was no saving it at this point and they cut it above the infection. I'm going to have a 10 year old lab with a bob tail.


That doesn't sound very happy.
Hope it workouts out for your dog.
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#5891341 - 08/22/15 11:54 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
He hit his tail and wounded it. Infection set in and it inches up his tail. His tail is dying and at times he ate his own tail off. The vet said there was no saving it at this point and they cut it above the infection. I'm going to have a 10 year old lab with a bob tail.

Not sure what cold tail is


Dang that sucks. I think a lab with a bob tail would look pretty cool. I like bob tailed cats better than normal cats.

Cold tail is just a muscle strain that usually goes away in a few days.
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#5894399 - 08/24/15 09:34 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Labs actually use their tail as a rudder in swimming.
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#5899631 - 08/27/15 06:37 PM Re: "Happy tail" [Re: Brother in-law]
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Here is Diesels new tail. The infection was making its way. He's happy

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