Un neutered male harassing my dog

(6 Posts)
Walney Fri 07-Jun-19 12:30:52

I know people have reasons for not neutering, but has anyone experienced un neutered males harassing their female dogs?

My girl is getting neutered in August after having a season and we kept her away from others when she was in season.

Neutered males and most un neutered males are no longer interested in her and they just play again. There are a couple off lead that continually pester mine and keep jumping on her. She is chasing them off and making it obvious she isn't happy. She's a basset so very laid back and friendly, but I worry this is going to make her aggressive.

I usually put her back on lead and leave but getting fed up as one male is much bigger and tries pinning my dog down. Just wish dogs would be neutered.

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missbattenburg Fri 07-Jun-19 12:49:15

It's not the balls that are the problem here, it's the owners. Their dogs should be under control and are not if they are able to harass an on lead dog.

BiteyShark Fri 07-Jun-19 12:51:06

I have a castrated dog and some dogs are like that with him. We just try and avoid such dogs and their owners.

RidgedPerfection Sat 08-Jun-19 07:22:04

Agree that it's the owners, not the dogs. I am not going to chop bits off my healthy dog to make other people happy; but I am certainly not going to let him harass other dogs and upset them and their owners either. My whole dog owning / walking ethos really is that we must never negatively impact upon any other users of the same spaces in any way - be they human, canine or any other animal species.

The only time we have an issue is when people insist on walking their in season bitches in areas where they know other dogs are regularly walked, especially when off lead and approaching other dogs - and the issue is one of me having a very stressed dog rather than anything else. The owners of said bitches get irritated with me when I ask them to keep them away from us and say my dog should be neutered but actually my dog that was castrated was far more affected and likely to try and pester other dogs than my uncastrated male.

MsAdorabelleDearheartVonLipwig Sat 08-Jun-19 13:47:59

I’ve had castrated dogs try to hump my entire male dog. He just stands there, the daft lump while their horrified owners try to pull the dog off him. All I can think is that it works on some dogs hormones and not others.

BrokenWing Sat 08-Jun-19 14:19:51

It happens sometimes nuertured or unnuetured dogs and even bitches try to hump other dogs or bitches. Our dog rarely tries but there are a couple of dogs he does, but only those two so we avoid them and ones that try with our dog when out. You might even find your bitch tries it as she matures.

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