Will neutering change my dogs behavior?

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Neutering is very effective for reducing your male dog's sexual appetite; however, it can also activate other behavioral symptoms in them that you may not expect. One of the most well-known adverse effects of having your male dog neutered is that they will often become more aggressive.
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Pet owners frequently believe that their pet will "change" after their spaying or neutering surgery.

Most pets do change after their surgery; however, they change for the better.

What may change after a dog is spayed or neutered is problem aggression, hardheaded behavior and roaming behavior.

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They may exhibit aggression and other undesirable behaviors toward their owners.

In general, neutered dogs make better family pets.

Experts say that roaming is reduced and virtually eliminated in 90% of male dogs.

However, neutering should never be used as a substitute for proper training.

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Pet owners frequently believe that their pet will "change" after their spaying or neutering surgery.

Most pets do change after their surgery; however, they change for the better.

What may change after a dog is spayed or neutered is problem aggression, hardheaded behavior and roaming behavior.

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While male dogs who are neutered do experience an increase in aggressive behaviors right after the procedure, neutering can make them much less aggressive over time. In fact, neutering has bee proven to create a much happier and calmer male dog over time.
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Behavior changes.

Since the beginning of the heat, your dog's behavior may change.

Most dogs become restless; however, it's not a rarity when a dog becomes quite the opposite—less active.

Also, since during the heat cycle your female dog will be attractive to male dogs, she most likely will not be willing to breed.

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While male dogs who are neutered do experience an increase in aggressive behaviors right after the procedure, neutering can make them much less aggressive over time. In fact, neutering has bee proven to create a much happier and calmer male dog over time.
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Spaying or neutering dogs can cause unexpected and unwanted behavior changes.

"Unsterilized animals often exhibit more behavior and temperament problems than do those who have been spayed or neutered." "Many aggression problems may be avoided by early neutering."

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