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Great Dane Puppy Ear Cropping

Great Dane Puppy Ear Cropping. Ear cropping is sometimes a controversial subject with great dane owners. The decision to crop (or not crop) your puppy is a personal one.

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Some dogs with cropped ears are still taped for many months to get them to stand correctly. The most common method is a styrofoam cup on top of the head (think of a shriner). The decision to crop (or not crop) your puppy is a personal one.

The Most Common Method Is A Styrofoam Cup On Top Of The Head (Think Of A Shriner).


When to crop a puppy's ears. Waiting too long to crop a puppy’s ear may result in twisted or disfigured ears. If the ears are not cropped and corrected at a young age then the ears can become the cause of a lot of discomfort for the great dane puppy.

You Will Talk To Some People That Believe That It Is Cruel And Inhumane, But As A Great Dane Breeder We Think That Cropping A Danes Ears Makes Them Look More Majestic And More Like The Great Dane Breed.


The idea is to reshape and sculpture the ears so that they stand straight up, as opposed to the natural condition of hanging. As commonly reasoned, the great danes with cropped ears are able to avert many ear problems. The ears are shaved and the flap is trimmed using a guide, an artistic eye.

What Is Great Dane Ear Cropping?


Some dogs with cropped ears are still taped for many months to get them to stand correctly. The size and development of your great dane will increase drastically through the eight, ninth, and tenth weeks of their life. Then the vet cuts off about 50% of the ear.

If You Choose To Crop, You Should Do Careful Research To Find The Proper Vet And Experienced Aftercare Assistance With Taping.


This helps in reshaping the ear, so that it stands upright as opposed to its natural way of hanging. The surgery involves cutting and shaping the floppy part of. The decision to crop (or not crop) your puppy is a personal one.

The Breeder Has Those Pups Whose Buyers Want The Pup Cropped Done Prior To The Pup Leaving The Breeders.


The procedure is done under anesthesia by a licensed veterinarian. If a puppy is over ten weeks old, it may be too late. When the ears are cropped early, then they can stay this way for a much longer period of time.