Neutered Male Dogs Can Still Have Sex

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Can neutered male dogs still have sex? As a veterinarian, I regularly recommend that intact dogs be neutered, for one, as a means of population control. It’s a standard recommendation in the U.S. Interestingly, most clients have no qualms about fixing their female dog; however, for some men, the mention of surgery for their male dog puts them on the defensive.

Can Large and Small Dogs Play Together Safely?

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Can large and small dogs can play together safely at the dog park? They can if everyone recognizes the signs of canine fear and stress and supervise their dogs so that only appropriate play and interactions occur.

Dog Park Etiquette

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While dog parks are ace playgrounds for Rovers to romp and Spots to socialize, without proper supervision, squabbles can break out like pimples on a teenager.

Pets Sleep Together: Are They Pals?

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Clients frequently tell me that they think their cat or dogs like each other but they aren’t sure. They sometimes point out that their pets sleep together, but does that mean they’re best friends? It could but it doesn’t necessarily. They could just be sharing beds because it’s comfortable or convenient. True “friends,” actively seek each other and hang out, play together, and perform affiliative gestures such as mutual grooming.