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In response to your question he is not to old to be neutered, we often neuter even older dogs. As far as the scrotum, you are right in older dogs especially dogs with large testicles or testicular tumors the scrotum may remain hanging when we remove the testicles. To avoid this what you can do is discuss with your vet about doing a scrotum ablation (removal of the scrotum) and neutering at the same time. So, rather than removing the testis through a prescrotal incision as we normally do the testis will be removed through the scrotum. And, removal of the scrotum as well.
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