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Castration of males

Castration of males is done practically at any age and under different indications.

Causes of castration

  • Often, the hosts initiate this operation to reduce the excessive sexual activity of the dog so that it does not run off to find the bitches.
  • Also sexual instincts caused by the general aggressiveness of the male, he often initiates fights.
  • In addition, castration can prevent diseases of testes, including cancer, and even treats almost all diseases of the prostate gland.
  • Castration prolongs the life of the dog by one third and makes the dog more adequate.

This procedure is widespread in Europe and America.

Behavior of a male after castration

Many owners are afraid that after castration of theirThe dog will become too calm and lose his protective qualities. There are even absurd rumors that he loses his "smell" and for this will be constantly beat by other males.

Many of these rumors are simply invented by people,Who saw dogs just outside the fence. In fact, neither guard nor hunting qualities of castrated males are changing. Reduced or disappears aggression against other males, but they castrated the dog completely normal. The dog becomes mentally stable.

Since castrated dogs decreaseThe need for energy and proteins. In order for the dog not to become fat, it is enough for him to simply cut down the diet or switch to a lighter feed. With natural feeding it is sufficient to avoid fatty and high-calorie: eggs, milk, pork. Meat is often replaced by lean marine fish.

Castration procedure, technique

Castration techniqueThis is a fairly simple operation that is doneNot only in the clinic, but also at home. At her, two surgical accesses are used. The first is a complete bloody open castration, in which the bottom of the scrotum is cut or one incision is made at the base of the scrotum. Through it, both testicles are extracted.

The second method is closed castration with overlapA blind seam on the wound. With it, the skin in front of the scrotum is cut just above the palpable spermatic cord. Then, with Cooper's scissors folded, the spermatic cord is removed from the wound and the testis is pulled out from the scrotum cavity. In this case, the scrotal ligament is destroyed. The ligation is applied to the spermatic cord, and the testis is cut below it along with a part of the spermatic cord. After this, the wound of the skin is tightly sewn, and after a week the stitches are removed.

Castration of the male cryptorha

Cryptorch is a male whose testicles (or one of them) did not descend into the scrotum, but remained in the abdominal cavity. For the health of a male, this represents a seriousThreat, because for normal operation of the epididymis and testicle, a lower temperature is required than in the body of the dog. In cryptorchids there is a serious threat of development of the semenoma - oncological diseases of the testis. Therefore, it is necessary to remove and not drop testicles.

For this operation, a cut is made on the abdomen of the animal, through which the testis from the inguinal region is removed and removed. The second testicle is removed as in normal castration.

Kriptorha must be neutered also because this pathology is genetic and is inherited.


How much does the castration cost?

The cost of this operation depends on where it is conducted: at home or in a clinic.

So in clinics of large cities of Russia for castration take from 2500 to 6000 rubles. However, in addition, you may have to pay for a number of other services, for example, fixing an animal (100-500 rubles).

However, castration of the male at home will cost more, since it includes the departure of a doctor. The usual operation will cost 4000-8000 rubles, and castration kryptorha in 6000-10000 rubles.

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