Tail docker

Made:
1890-1910 in London
maker:
Willows, Francis and Butler

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Tail docker, rosewood covered steel frame, by Willows, Francis and Butler, London, 1890-1910

Tail docker, rosewood covered steel frame, by Willows, Francis and Butler, London. The practice of tail docking started hundreds of years ago. These instruments were used to amputate dogs' tails to suit breeders' standards.

Details

Category:
Veterinary Medicine
Object Number:
1984-379/14
Materials:
rosewood and steel
type:
tail dockers and veterinary science (amputation) tail dockers and veterinary science (amputation)
credit:
Hall, S.A.