Can I Clip My Dog's Ears On My Own, Or Must I Take It To A Veterinarian?

You must take your dog to a veterinarian or properly provide an anesthetic to your dog prior to clipping his or her ears. You will be guilty of a misdemeanor if you clip your dog's ears on your own without providing the proper anesthetic.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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