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    New State Bill Seeks To Ban Surgical Debarking

    A Michigan lawmaker may have just become dogs’ best friend by introducing a bill to ban surgical debarking. State Representative Tim Sneller (D) has proposed this new ban based on the belief that robbing a dog of his bark is abuse, and hopes to prevent...

      Court Orders Nuisance Dogs To Be Surgically “Debarked”

      An Oregon court has ruled that a couple must surgically “debark” all dogs on their sheep farm within the next 60 days. The ruling comes after neighbors endured more than a decade of nuisance barking from the collection of Tibetan and Pyrenean...