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Frosty and Icy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:31pm
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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 at a later time if you find the OSS/vasectomy to be problematic.

I know what you mean about the judgy looks you get with an intact dog. I would hate that too. Up until very recently, the dangly bits were viewed as a sign of irresponsibility. Of course, now we are looking at it in a different way. I figure I'll be judged some way or other anyway, so I might as well do the best for my dog that I can. And in the dog sports world, it doesn't seem to be so judged. I look at it that the judgy people don't really know me or my dog and probably not what's best for either of us.

  • 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
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