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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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We have a visiting male dog who has been neutered, but our

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We have a visiting male dog who has been neutered, but our 6 mo. old female is acting very hyper and trying to hump the male dog. We can't get her to settle down - she won't even rest for a moment. She has not been through a heat. What can we do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. It's important to note that Sadie's humping isn't a sexual behavior but, instead, a behavioral one. She's demonstrating dominance over the visiting male dog who isn't being aggressive enough to put Sadie "in her place". Sadie's behavior should abate when the male leaves. Sequestering Sadie in a quiet and dimly lit room or temporarily rehoming her would be prudent. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Very helpful - Thank You
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
You're quite welcome.
I can't set a follow-up in this venue and so would appreciate your returning to our conversation with an update - even after rating - at a time of your choosing.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi Maxine,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Sadie. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin

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