There are many types of dog tails, each one a …

There are many types of dog tails, each one a distinguishing trait to each breed. Here’s a breakdown of each as well as a breed photo representation.
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Saber tail
A long tail that’s held low and goes down to the hock. It hangs with a slight curve at the tip to resembles a saber
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Rat tail
Tail has very little hair (if any) except at the base. Otherwise smooth resembling a rats tail.
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Flag pole
A long, straight tail carried erect.
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Bobbed
A dog with a bobbed tail is one that was born without any tail at all.
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Ring
A ring tail is one that curves around in a ring shape.
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Sickle
A sickle tail is one that curves back towards the dogs back and points towards the head of the dog.
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Screw
Screw tails, as the name implies, look and feels like a corkscrew.
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Otter
A dog with an otter tail is thick with a rounded appearance attributed to the dog’s thicker coat. The tail is pointed semi down and used like a rudder for the dog as they swim.
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Whip
A whip tail is a thin, short hair tail that tapers off at the end and has the appearance of a whip.
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Docked
Then there is the docked tail breeds, dogs born with tails that has been cut off at a very young age due to breed standards. Not pictured Boxer, Dobes, Rottweiler
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