Should I neuter my dog?
If you are not interested in taking on the responsibility and time for breeding, or if your dog is not of breeding quality, then is best for both of you!! Many dogs are put to shelters each year,and thousands are put to sleep because no one wants them. The only way to halt this tragedy Is safest to achieve this, is to neuter or spay your pet. The cost of the operation is certainly much less than the cost of raising an accidental litter of puppies or paying the medical bills for problems that neutering and spaying can easily prevent, such as life threating uterus infection.
Why neuter my male dog?
Health benefit – it prevents provents prostate disease in older males and the chances of testicular cancer or infection are less. 2. Can modify behavioural problems such as urine, fighting, roaming and mounting. He will be less likely to fight wiht other male dogs, and other male dogs will less likely pick om him. Always best to castrate your male dog before leglifting, between 5 to 7 months of age.
Why Sterilise my female dog?
1.Health benefit – if spaying a female before her first heat between 5 to 8 months, she virtually has no chance of developing breast cancer of infection of the uterus.
2.Spaying prevents the irritability and occasional aggression that females may have during heat cycles and removes the sometime irritation of false pregnancies
Some qeustions and answers
1. Will my dog become psychologically depressed? NO, NEUTERED PETS ARE MORE LOVING AND PLAYFUL SINCE THEY ARE NO LONGER PREOCUPIED WITH MATING AND HORMONE CHANGES
2. Will my dog become fat and lazy? THIS WILL DEPEND ON YOU! NETERED DOGS DO NEED FEWER CALORIES, BUT THEY WILL MAINTAIN THEIR WIEGHT WHEN PLACED ON A PROPER DIET AND EXERCISE PROGRAM. OBESITY COMES FROM OVERFEEDING AND NO EXERCISE.
There is really no reason not to neuter or spay your dag. The procedure is affordable and readily avialable