Castration effective at reducing urine marking, mounting, and roaming
by Dr. Chris
November 25, 2008 A study done at the University of California, Davis looked at how neutering male dogs would affect behavior problems like urine marking in the house, mounting, roaming, and aggression towards family members, strangers, familiar dogs, and unfamiliar dogs.
57 dogs put into the study that exhibited at least one of these behaviors. All dogs were between the ages of 2 and 7 years of age.
Results found that:
1) 90% decrease in urine marking, mounting and roaming in about 23 dogs.
2) 50% decrease in these behaviors in the remaining dogs.
There was no relationship between the effect of neutering and the age of the dog or the duration of the problem before castration.
Study author: JC NeilsonRead My Other Blogs Posts Here