MALE DOG CASTRATION
What is Castration
Castration – Neutering is the surgical procedure which removes a dogs testicles (or testes).
Castration and Dog Behavior
Testosterone a steroid hormone is produced in testicles, as dogs grow, during their adolescence (6-18 months) the levels of this hormone increase such that secondary sex-related characteristics become more evident. These include mounting, leg lifting and higher levels of aggression. Removal of the testes reduces the production of testosterone and hence sex-related behaviors.
Castration and Aggression towards Humans
Aggressiveness is one of the greatest concern. There are various reasons for aggression and these also vary from dog to dog. Understanding these reasons, their causes and symptoms require the experience of a trained behaviorist. Often it is as a result of the dog attempti