Australian Shepherds are seen in the benching area during the Daytime Session in the Breed Judging across the Hound at the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Photo: AFP

Big and beautiful or short and cropped? Dog owners at Westminster show divided over cutting off tails and ears to win

  • The practices of cropping and docking has became written into many of the judging standards used to evaluate dogs shows
  • But owners, like Leslie Fried, have started to voice their opposition to the trend
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Australian Shepherds are seen in the benching area during the Daytime Session in the Breed Judging across the Hound at the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Photo: AFP
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