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How long after a male dog is neutered do his testicles go away?

I am having my dog neutered tomorrow and, am trying to find out some additional info.. I also acquired a dog that has this done at least 3 weeks ago. (Not sure about much of his history) And, "his" are still there. I mean they don't look like what they should but their there...

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According to sources, it will take about 2 weeks for testicles of a male dog to go away after getting neutered. Some of the benefits of neutering dogs are he is not likely to get certain diseases, such as testicular cancer and most prostate diseases, he will be calmer with less testosterone in his system, and thus you'll be calmer too, and reduction of the size of an enlarged prostate.

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Yes they do, my dogs did.

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"Neuter" means having the testicles removed. After the operation, the sacs that surround them will shrink and be partially reabsorbed by the body. Don't be too concerned unless you still feel "testicles" there eight to ten weeks after the operation.

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OK.. thanks soooo much.. Have you had a dog neutered? Becuase I as wondering if it will make my dog not growl so much. I mean he is not trying to bite or anything. But, for example, if you go to pick him up we will growl with not intertions of biting. Also, he had gotten in the habit of when where gone he pees in the house. He does get spanked when he does this. It makes him VERY mad if you swqat him or come at him with a newspaper. He goes CRAZY.. Do you think this will get better when he is neutered??
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Yes, I have had a dog neutered. In fact, I am passionate about pets being spayed and neutered. There is absolutely no good reason not to have it done.

It sounds like maybe your dog is showing signs of nervous aggression, and it's possible that he pees in the house when you're gone due to separation anxiety. I suggest that you read more about separation anxiety and also ask your vet if he can help. It is not an easy thing to cure, but it can be done. I have a female who used to pee every day when I went to work, and it was very hard to get her to stop. Understanding what it is and why it happens will help you to understand why it only makes the problem worse if you punish the dog for it.

It is not good to ever hit a dog because it frightens them, and they don't understand why you are doing it. You must catch the dog exactly in the second that they are doing something wrong to correct them, otherwise, they have no idea what you are doing, and it just confuses them. Dogs respond much better to positive reinforcement. This means that you give much love and praise when he does things right, and you completely ignore bad behavior.

Neutering will help your dog to mellow out. When you stop all that testosterone that is flowing through his veins, he will almost certainly calm down. He will also lose the drive to roam, which is what causes male dogs to jump the fence or dig out. They do that because the testosterone tells them to go find a female, and they really can't help it.

Neutering, plus making the changes you need to make will almost certainly improve the relationship you have with your dog. What kind of dog do you have?
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Thanks so much.. You have given me a lot of good information!! :)
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