Male dog neutering, also known as sterilization, castration or by its formal veterinary names: orchiectomy/ gonadectomy, is the surgical removal of a male dog’s testicles. It is usually done for purposes of medical health benefits, canine population control, genetic-disease control and even behavioral modification.
This common surgical procedure is relatively simple and can be performed by most veterinary clinics all over the world. Our blog contains everything you, as pet owner, need to know about male dog neutering.
Reasons for and against neutering:
a) Prevention of unwanted litters that end up in unsafe environments.
b) To reduce the spread of inferior genetic illnesses, traits and congenital deformities.
c) For the prevention of testicular diseases.
d) Entire dogs are likely to be more aggressive and more dominant and more prone to male-to-male aggression than neutered animals.
a) Dogs can become overweight or obese.
b) Loss of breeding potential and valuable genetics.
c) It involves costs and veterinary surgery.
d) Possible reduced body musculature.