Myths about spaying and neutering benefits

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  1. elegy

    elegy overdogged

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    mmm no, it's not really. while i agree that the risks of spay/neuter are often ignored and the benefits overblown there are indeed benefits to both that go far beyond convenience. it is, imo, for the owner to evaluate and decide for themselves where the benefits outweigh the risks.

    and as to wanting to keep your dogs intact so that they'll fight? are you nuts? :eek:
     
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    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    This guy is a tool and a troll.
    Ben still has his testicles, they just happen to be in a jar in my fridge. Perhaps I should glue them back on to make him "interesting"
     
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    Pits&Pugs New Member

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    I like this line
    No gender?.....so if a woman has a hysterectomy she is no longer a woman?...or if a man has to have his testicle removed due to cancer he is no longer a man?????:confused:
     
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    This has been my point more than once. Stop feeding it and it will go away.
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    NoooOOOOOOoo feeding trolls is a time honoured pastime here on chaz.....
     
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    So they are well fed? LOL!!
     
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    i've been trying to get luce unspayed for years, but as i don't have her uterus in a jar in my fridge, i'm having to arrange for a donor, which is tricky. big plans for shihschnoodlebull puppies, you understand.
     
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    lol!!!!!
     
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    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    I can post you one of Bens testicles and you could come up with an even cooler breed by just tossing that in a blender. That way you can give me pick of the litter! :D
     
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    elegy overdogged

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    shihschnoodlebullion?
     
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    That sounds like some kind of really nasty stock for soup.
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    But I never have ANY intention of breeding my dog.

    Her character hasn't changed one IOTA - she was spayed after her 2nd heat.

    She's a maniac. She's not fat. She's not lazy.

    Conveniance, perhaps. But the reality is I don't want my dog to get pregnant. Under NO circumstances.

    And if I didn't want kiddies ever, I'd go get my tubes tied too. Why take the risk?

    Unlike aesthetic surgery, spaying does have a purpose.

    It stops numpty joe public getting their dog bred by accident. If it was a rare procedure, the dog population would be insane. Because not everyone who owns a dog understands dog cycles. But everyone who owns a dog has heard of spaying.
     
  13. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    My bitch is intact. For us, it made more sense to leave her intact, rather then to put her through an operation that, in her case, was unnecessary. We thought about getting her spayed, but after talking with our vet, we decided that since we are willing to take the necessary precautions and we can handle an intact bitch, we didn't.

    Most of my family/friends who have dogs, are spay/neutered. Their dogs are just as interesting as mine was at their dogs age, you can't really tell the difference. The only difference really, is one is spayed/neutered, one isn't.

    Now, if I was to have a male dog, I would probably get him neutered. From what I have seen, it is easier to deal with an intact female then an intact male, especially if you have multiple dogs. So would it be for convenience? Maybe. But it would also be for the safety of my male dog that he get neutered.
     

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