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  1. Ear Cropping and Posting
    Hi All, Had my pup just about a month now and I have basically had to repost his ears (using backer rod method) every day. On two occasions they lasted two nights but that has been the max. I’ve taken all the tips that I’ve seen on here, pencil-like ends, screw all the way in, pull the ear taut...
  2. Ear Cropping and Posting
    I use the backer rod method, but with straws instead to keep it light, but stiff. I used to wrap smaller straws with gauze to pad and allow give, but now i use a larger straw and no padding on the sides. I wrap a 3 × 3 gauze pad around the end for padding in the bell of the ear tape the straw...
  3. Ear Cropping and Posting
    I've read countless times to post pup's ears at 10 and 2. When i look at the pinned ear posting tutorials, their puppies have straight posts. It helps to hold the ear at 10 and 2 in order to get the post in, but even if my original taping is mostly vertical, within a day or two, his ears are...
  4. Ear Cropping and Posting
    I started posting my pup's ears a week ago: so far, so good, but I have a question about a potential pocket forming. We use the full post, backer rod method, but with a straw wrapped in gauze. We haven't used a bridge or bumpers. When we tape, we are laying the tape against the ear and gently...
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