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How did neutering affect your male dog?

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RaggleTaggleTick Tue 28-May-13 14:25:29

We are going to get our 1 year old dog neutered, the vet has said it won't calm him down at all but friends of ours have sad it did calm their dog down.

Floralnomad Tue 28-May-13 14:28:09

Our dog was done at about 10 months ,the only thing that changed was the constant humping . He certainly didnt get any calmer / quieter .

tabulahrasa Tue 28-May-13 14:51:33

My last dog was done at 7 months (rescue and part of the adoption agreement) He was quiet that day, other than that he carried on exactly as normal, lol.

Ours was done at about 8-9 months.

Nothing has changed - still as mad as a box of frogs.

HaveToWearHeels Tue 28-May-13 15:04:15

Nothing changed at all.

miggy Tue 28-May-13 15:05:44

Sometimes it does make a big difference, lets them focus more without distractions. Not worth doing just for that though as in no way guaranteed but all sorts of other benefits.

Ours was done at 6 months. He bounded out of the vet's holding kennels, leapt over the reception desk and mugged the nurse for a gravy bone grin He didn't even stay sleepy for a few hours.

TheReturnoftheSmartArse Tue 28-May-13 15:08:39

Stopped humping his bed and no longer smelt quite so disgusting. But that's all. He was a wuss before, and still is! grin

PersonalClown Tue 28-May-13 15:10:53

My Doodle held a grudge for 2 days before giving in. Still as thick as shit but he was always a wuss.

Staffy is calmer and more focused. Recall improved immensely that they can be let off lead around the woods and fields for sniffs!

HeinzKetchup Tue 28-May-13 21:33:13

Didn't get mine done until he was three. Didn't change him. Still humps legs when he see an opportunity! grin

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