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  1. All the add ons for neutering. What to get?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have an 11lb maltipoo/yorkie mix who is a little over a year old and I'm getting him fixed in a couple of weeks. I have the consent form and talked to the vet but don't know what options I should get. (I'm indecisive). I know I'm having him microchipped. But I'm not sure about the other stuff...
  2. To fix or not to fix?

    General Dog Forum
    Need some opinions: I have a Maltipoo/yorkie mix who is just over a year old. He stays in the house the majority of the time and his outside time is spent on a leash or supervised. I've read that it's better to get it done while he is younger. I don't plan on breeding him but my aunt (who I got...
  3. Advice on having a male dog?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have never had a dog before but was wondering if everyone has advice specifically for male dogs (mine is a small mixed breed). I have already encountered the "lipstick" especially when I get home from work and he humps his bed but that hasn't spread to anything else yet. Also when should I see...
  4. Post neutering

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone, I just got puppy, Charlie, my 5.6lb shorkie neutered today. Is it normal for them to cry in pain here and there? How long before he is back to normal?. I feel so horrible, they did give him tramadol. I will give him the pain meds at 8 pm tonight. He tried to walk sometimes fast and...
  5. Neutering a Queensland Heeler

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all, There seems to be a lot of conflicting information when it comes to neutering. My parents said vets used to always recommend it at 6 months, but my vet told me that for medium and larger breed dogs, the hormones are actually good for the dogs if you wait until they are a year or two. On...
  6. Dominant Dog

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    I have a pitbull, and ever since he was a puppy he has been very dominant. However, I dismissed this kind of behavior because he listened well to me, played well with other dogs and never showed any real aggression. He would socialize just fine. After my brother with two more unfixed male...
  7. Behavior towards newly neutered dog. (Male Chihuahua)

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    Hello everyone. My Chichuahua is getting neutered today, and i was wondering if anyone could advise me as to what kind if behavior i should have towards him the next few days after the "surgery"? i guess it wont help him to see me feel bad for him? wont that just be reinforcement of his probably...
  8. New to forums with question about neutering scar

    Attention All New Members
    Hi all, Just got my 3.5 year old Havanese named Bonecrusher neutered last weekend. I know there are a lot of questions about this on here, but I was hoping someone wouldn't mind taking a look at these pics to give advice about his neutering scar. He was neutered 6 days ago and they used...
  9. Will neutering prevent bark from maturing?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have two male shepherd/lab puppies (litter mates), just over 6 months old. The vet advised we get them neutered around 6 months so they are going in at the end of the week. One of the puppies has a very mature bark, while the other's is still puppy-like (though sometimes it does sound...
  10. not neutered and in door marking problems. Help?

    Dog Training Forum
    My parents have a 4 year old beagle that is not neutered. He is house trained for the most part, but he marks everywhere. The other two dogs that are neutered and is house trained follows suit and makes the problem x3 of what it is. I tried to get him neutered, but my parents think he's too old...
  11. Training a Dog From The Pound

    General Dog Forum
    So, I've never owned a dog before. To be honest, I never like dogs until I started hanging around different family members' dogs in my late teens and early 20s. I actually grew very found of them recently. I'm living on my own in a different city...and I need a friend so I figured a dog would be...
  12. Should I be upset that my vet passed my dog off to another vet for neutering surgery?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all, I have a 1 year old male Australian Shepherd, and I recently took him to the vet to have a consultation regarding neutering. We met with the vet just to ask questions regarding neutering, but mainly to get to know who would be doing the surgery, so that we could feel confident about it...
  13. Is neutering your dog a bad thing afterall?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi Everyone, I own a neutered 8 month old Dogo Argentino puppy that was neutered at 6 months. I read that neutering your dog (especially large breeds) at a young age can lead to abnormal bone growth and development among other things and I am kinda worried... Below is text from the website(...
  14. aggression after Neutering

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi my name is Trish and I am a stay at home mom to 3 dog's (male,Female, male). To keep things simple I will refer to them as dog 1,2,and 3. Here we go, So I have had dog 1 for 5 years he is a neutered Shih-tzu and is a submissive dog who doesn't care who comes into the home. Dog 2 is a female...
  15. He humps EVERYTHING!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My 12 wk old Aussie has started to hump, it just seemed to happen suddenly. He has never done this before and now he humps his dog bed, he humps pillows, he humps his crate blanket, stuffed toys, other dogs and now he tries to hump my boyfriend! I have been told by the vet and a trainer to allow...
  16. Puppy aggression and neutering PLEASE HELP

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi i have a 24 week old female puppy, she is a black lab and husky mix. My question is she is already very aggressive, not to family but to people and animals she doesn't know. She is scheduled to get fixed the 21st and my worry is that it will make her more aggressive. If anyone has any input i...
  17. Spaying a Large to X Large dog?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, I'm pretty confused as to when I should spay our Nala. She's a GSD X Mastiff mix so she's going to be pretty big. I've heard some contradictory things about it.. I've heard there are a lot of negative things in the long term with spaying, but does that out weigh the benefits? Also if it's...
  18. Chemical neutering?

    Dog Health Questions
    Scrambles is now a little more than a year old and the fiance and I are now looking into getting him neutered (a little late I know, but better than never). He is due for his yearly exam soon and I am going to bring up neutering to our vet, but recently I've heard about chemical neutering. For...
  19. Fixing a dog early?

    General Dog Forum
    Today we got my 4 month old lab/husky/mastiff mix puppy Mocha neutered. I wanted to wait until he was a bit older to get him fixed, but my mother wanted it done now since he was growing fast and she didn't want to pay extra money when he's 60+ lbs. (She's helping me pay for the dog until I can...
  20. toy poodle really depressed after neutering

    Dog Health Questions
    We have two toy poodles Mica (male) and Sadie (female). We raised Mica since he was 8weeks old, he is now 1, he is extremely active and playful, the most lovable creature. Sadie was adopted by us about 2 weeks ago, she is almost 2, had 1 litter before we got her; she doesn't like to play, but...
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