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If a Rottweiler is neutered will there be an inures in

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if a Rottweiler is neutered will there be an inures in appetite My husband says that is why we should not get dog neutered
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i meant increase in appetite
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. One of the side effects we sometimes see in spayed and neutered pets is the possibility of weight gain. This is a result of hormonal changes in the pets after the testicles are removed. That being said, if you practice portion control in your dog, this can be avoided, and the health benefits of neutering (decreased risk of wandering/roaming, decreased chance of prostatic infection, elimination of testicular cancer) outweigh the negatives. Here is an article with info on this: