By Dr. Patty Khuly | vetstreet.com
Tattoo NeedleRecently, a man who describes himself as an artist and a dog lover took his tattooing trade a tad too far for most animal lovers' taste when he tattooed an intricate design on his young dog's belly.
"Cruel and unusual" was the general consensus from those who were infuriated by the act. On his tattoo parlor's Facebook page, dog defenders cited the pain of the tattooing process and the pointlessness of an elaborate illustration that does little more than serve one man's ego.
In response to the outrage over his dog's ink, the proud owner of this crop-eared bully dog asked, "What's the big deal?" He claims he adores his dogs, paid a lot for them, and is therefore entitled to mark them however he pleases. To further his point, he highlights the fact that he's done so "artistically."
Tattooing serves a purpose, he explained. "What do they doRead More »from Is it OK to Tattoo Your Dog?