Doodle Mom Carol
Neuter question
Wed Nov 7, 2018 6:47pm

All my other dogs were neutered when I got them at 8 weeks. Romeo isn't so I'm kind of new to this. Does it stop bullheadedness? I'm not worried about humping or roaming but this guy is BULLHEADED. We can tell him to stop doing something and he could care less. I'm hoping neutering calms down the testosterone a bit. lol Other than that--I love his little dingle-balls hanging. hehe!

    • Here is what I agree with - Sue (Chip), Tue Nov 13 10:30am
      • Great article. Thanks for sharing. - SD&B, Tue Nov 13 3:35pm
        The article talked about the problems with ESN. There are benefits, but they are few and mostly minor, especially when weighed against the disadvantages. Sundog was ESN and was incontinent by 4... more
        • Thanks for sharing! I had no idea Frosty and Icy - Lori & The Two Hound Train, Wed Nov 14 7:28am
          had OSS. I am a firm believer in that as well. Did you chose that on your own or is that how Joyce runs her program now? I do worry about the male version - only because how it appears. Most people... more
          • Frosty and Icy - SD&B, Wed Nov 14 2:31pm
            Joyce gives each owner the option of OSS/vasectomy or ESN. Some chose OSS/vasectomy and some chose ESN in each litter. We will see how it works out. With OSS/vasectomy, you can convert to spay/neuter ... more
        • Re: Great article. Thanks for sharing. - Sue(Chip), Tue Nov 13 6:58pm
          I think you made a very good choice Debbie!!
      • Great article! (nm) - Doodle Mom Carol, Tue Nov 13 11:39am
      • Izzy and Foster were both done as puppies. - Izzy and Foster's Mom, Tue Nov 13 11:20am
        Izzy suffers from separation anxiety, but I think it came more from her mother than it did from the procedure. The breeder told us she had separation anxiety, but I didn't think anything of it.... more
    • I have no idea, but - SD&B, Wed Nov 7 10:10pm
      But he is a "teenager" at the moment. Frosty is a teenager too and a bit bullheaded at the moment. It is possible that he will change with time as he matures whether or not he is neutered. Or it is... more
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