Golden retriever study suggests neutering affects dog health

A Team of researchers at the University of California, Davis examined 759 Golden Retrievers in a study finding risk for developing certain cancers and joint diseases after neutering under one years of age.

Below you can read the facts & findings by clicking the links. It is very interesting to read that they found that US pet owners spay/neuter under a year to prevent pet over population or to avoid unwanted behaviors. However in Europe Spay/Neutering is usually avoided not only by owners but by trainers and that it’s not promoted by animal trust authorities.

A MUST READ to all GOLDEN owners IMHO.

UCDAVIS News and Information

Online Scientific Journel

Thank you for stopping by to read more health news

Heath Fulk

April Fulk

Alaska’s Retrievers Breeders of Distinction 2004

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Breeder of British Type Golden Retrievers! Breeding for Sound Health, Temperament, Structure, movement, Intelligence, and Beauty. Fit For Function! View all posts by HuesofGold

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