Choose a male or female dog?

Once the race is chosen, should choose between a male or female dog the advantages and the disadvantages entailed by the sex of the dog.

The female is more affectionate and docile, it normally has no dominant trend and fugue to mate or to wander. It will be an imperative choice for those who want to undertake a career as a farmer.

male or female dog

However, it has disadvantages related to its sexual cycle : the loss of blood during the heats, the “Court” of male dogs when she is, she can obviously expect small, she is prone to nerve pregnancies and may suffer from uterine and mammary pathologies.

The male has a greater tendency to the fugue and dominance, it is excellent to stand guard, a little less to keep company.

If you still hesitate
It is advisable to the undecided to buy a female, the autoclave and confined to a single dog. Do coexist two or more in the same environment may create problems of cohabitation, especially with the approach of the heats and the female once the male reaches sexual maturity. The management of a group requires a lot of experience and time, especially if the animals are all of the same sex, to control their inevitable struggles for territory and dominance.

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My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone

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