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Neutering affects the behavior of male dogs by curbing undesirable sexual behavior, urine marking and aggression, which are behaviors driven by male hormones, states VCA Animal Hospitals. Castration also decreases the ch... More »

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It is generally believed that the earlier a dog is neutered, the better it is for them, and the easier it is for the dog to make a quick recovery from the surgery. Most dogs are ready to be neutered at around two months ... More »

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Signs that a dog is in pain vary depending on the dog and the cause of the pain, but they may include whining, unusually aggressive behavior and reluctance to move, according to VCA Animal Hospitals. The dog may lick the... More »

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Reasons to neuter male dogs include a reduction in aggressive behaviors, medical benefits and helping to control the homeless pet population, according to the ASPCA. Medical benefits of neutering male dogs include elimin... More »

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The recovery time for dogs after spaying or neutering is generally seven to 10 days, according to Operation Pets. During recovery, the incision needs to stay clean and dry. If the incision gets wet or dirty, it may becom... More »

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Six to nine months is the traditional age before neutering is acceptable, although eight weeks is sufficient if the puppy is in good health. Neutering older dogs carries a risk of medical complications if the animal is o... More »

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Although the treatment varies depending on the underlying cause, the most common way to treat vomiting dogs is to withhold food and let the dog stop vomiting on its own, according to VCA Animal Hospitals. You may then fe... More »

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