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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-15-05 02:32 PM
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26. Your friend has no idea what he's talking about.
Have him (the dog) neutered. :) It's best for everybody, except your friend, who may have some castration issues.

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  -Need advice from dog owners wtmusic  Apr-15-05 01:18 PM   #0 
  - It's not your convenience as much as it is for his good health, his safety  MrsGrumpy   Apr-15-05 01:20 PM   #1 
  - I would still neuter him because there is a risk  bleedingheart   Apr-15-05 01:20 PM   #2 
  - Do it.  MuseRider   Apr-15-05 01:20 PM   #3 
  - I had my shepard fixed.  H2O Man   Apr-15-05 01:36 PM   #4 
  - It just makes them calmer I think  Abelman   Apr-15-05 01:38 PM   #5 
  - Do it. And by the way he is adorable!  Beaverhausen   Apr-15-05 01:39 PM   #6 
  - He's a little crazy  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 05:23 PM   #42 
  - His temperment will change  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-15-05 01:40 PM   #7 
  - Neutering also decreases his risk for prostate cancer....  hlthe2b   Apr-15-05 01:40 PM   #8 
  - The funny thing is  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-15-05 02:49 PM   #27 
     - yUPPER!  hlthe2b   Apr-16-05 01:05 PM   #49 
  - Simple. Would you like to have the urge to have sex but no outlet  BR_Parkway   Apr-15-05 01:41 PM   #9 
  - Hey, I can *relate* to that!  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 04:33 PM   #37 
  - He's large enough that they probably won't cut them off  nothingshocksmeanymore   Apr-15-05 01:42 PM   #10 
  - NO, castration requires removal of the testicles.  hlthe2b   Apr-15-05 01:43 PM   #11 
     - Swap them out for a pair of brass balls  DS1   Apr-15-05 01:45 PM   #17 
     - I had my dog nuetered at the age of 3...large Golden Retriever  nothingshocksmeanymore   Apr-15-05 01:46 PM   #18 
        - You are referring to either a laser orchiectomy or (when done on  hlthe2b   Apr-15-05 02:06 PM   #23 
           - Thanks for the clinical description :)  nothingshocksmeanymore   Apr-15-05 02:09 PM   #24 
              - Might reassure some concerned "daddies" as well...  hlthe2b   Apr-16-05 01:06 PM   #50 
  - Mutilation is when the puppies he fathers get run over by a truck.  Maddy McCall   Apr-15-05 01:43 PM   #12 
  - Number one, the dog won't "suffer" by being neutered, that's nonsense  ET Awful   Apr-15-05 01:43 PM   #13 
  - I'd neuter him... besides, if he misses hit nuts, you can get implants...  Cooley Hurd   Apr-15-05 01:44 PM   #14 
  - Oh, and when you adopted him, were you not informed that a condition...  Maddy McCall   Apr-15-05 01:45 PM   #15 
  - NEUTER HIM  Worst Username Ever   Apr-15-05 01:45 PM   #16 
  - Good person! You're a good person!  Mizmoon   Apr-15-05 01:47 PM   #19 
  - I always spayed/neutered any dog I've owned...  Technowitch   Apr-15-05 01:47 PM   #20 
  - Chester is adorable, but really should be neutered.  flvegan   Apr-15-05 01:57 PM   #21 
  - An unneutered dog is a ticking time bomb  Modem Butterfly   Apr-15-05 01:57 PM   #22 
  - Have him neutered...the sooner, the better. Male dogs (intact)  sinkingfeeling   Apr-15-05 02:29 PM   #25 
  - Your friend has no idea what he's talking about.  Richardo   Apr-15-05 02:32 PM   #26 
  - HAVE HIM NEUTERED.  China_cat   Apr-15-05 03:01 PM   #28 
  - Plus if he is not neutered and somehow gets loose  RebelOne   Apr-15-05 03:55 PM   #32 
  - a neutered male make no difference demographically  hfojvt   Apr-15-05 03:06 PM   #29 
  - at least the unwanted litter could be on someone else's  ChoralScholar   Apr-15-05 09:57 PM   #48 
  - Sorry, I forgot to say how cute and lucky Chester is when I let go  sinkingfeeling   Apr-15-05 03:08 PM   #30 
  - S'okay, there seems to be a consensus here  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 04:46 PM   #39 
  - Do it - I had two dogs have big problems because it wasn't done  elfin   Apr-15-05 03:24 PM   #31 
  - Beyond it being best for you, the dog, and society  sbj405   Apr-15-05 04:09 PM   #33 
  - Do you want to be responsible for endless litters of homeless puppies?  MissMarple   Apr-15-05 04:11 PM   #34 
  - Yes, I agree. See my post above. n/t  RebelOne   Apr-15-05 04:28 PM   #35 
  - Thanks ALL for advice  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 04:31 PM   #36 
  - Um it appears I have his twin brother Joey... for whom I am currently  radwriter0555   Apr-15-05 04:37 PM   #38 
  - no, let him breed wildly. we need more dogs  kodi   Apr-15-05 05:09 PM   #40 
  - thanks kodi  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 05:12 PM   #41 
     - no doubt. all 6 of my dogs are fixed. you got the point too.  kodi   Apr-15-05 06:58 PM   #47 
  - Hey, he looks just like my dog!  Dutch   Apr-15-05 05:58 PM   #43 
  - Neuter him  skygazer   Apr-15-05 06:21 PM   #44 
  - Good story  wtmusic   Apr-15-05 06:27 PM   #45 
  - I had the same issue with my pound puppy...  RadFemFL   Apr-15-05 06:56 PM   #46 
 

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