The tail of Snowy is subject to various injuries throughout The Adventures of Tintin. The following is a list of such events:

Tintin in the Land of the Soviets: Burned when Snowy is hurt in an explosion of a blasting fuse

Tintin in the Congo: Bitten by a parrot; operated on by the ship surgeon of Thysville in order to prevent psittacosis; jammed in a door shortly after this operation

Tintin in America Stabbed by Mr Grynde's swordstick at the Grynde factory

Cigars of the Pharaoh

The Blue Lotus

The Broken Ear: Shot by a Nuevo Rico soldier as Tintin and Snowy escape from an army truck as it crosses the River Coliflor; accidentally hit by an unpoisoned dart after Dr Ridgewell shot a flower to demonstrate his aim; bitten by a piranha fish

The Black Island

King Ottokar's Sceptre

The Crab with the Golden Claws

The Shooting Star

The Secret of the Unicorn: Captain Haddock steps on it when telling of Sir Francis Haddock stamping on the fuse set to ignite the barrels of gunpowder in Unicorn's magazine

Red Rackham's Treasure

The Seven Crystal Balls

Prisoners of the Sun

Land of Black Gold: Jammed in a mousetrap inside Senhor Oliveira de Figueira's cupboard in Wadesdah. Shortly afterwards Snowy hurts his tail in De Figueira's electric fan.

Destination Moon

Explorers on the Moon

'The Calculus Affair

The Red Sea Sharks

Tintin in Tibet

The Castafiore Emerald

Flight 714

Tintin and the Picaros

Tintin and Alph-Art