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Well Dougal HAD to go under the knife. Anytime a bitch was in season, if he couldn't get to her , (which he couldn't) he was wrapping me up! I couldn't turn my back on him, he was crazed! I had no plans to breed him, so hopefully now he won't be stressed wanting to fulfill his natural desires.
Mt youngest boy, George, is a nightmare when we go to the beach for some reason lol I think he just gets so excited, he humps the next oldest (Harry) for dear life every two minutes!! The other two have never been so bad, just the odd times...Merlin, now 8 has never humped anything or anybody in his life but Harry now 5 humps Merlin sometimes, usually if Merlin has been out somewhere on his own. I agree with Rosie that's it just natural and one of the joys of owning boys!! I would never consider de sexing for that reason.
He'll get over it. Work hard on your recalls. Do not recall unless you can be certain he will come back. Make sure he can hear you and then never repeat it. If he doesn't return you must go and quietly collar him. But for practising, the best reward for a successful recall is immediate freedom again. Running in the opposite direction or hiding helps to get a dog dashing back to you.
I'm a vet and my male dog is entire and definitely going to stay that way.
Hi there, mine has just hit the same problem. He is 13 months old and his recall has gone to pot. Constantly looking for females and won't come back. Did you get him castrated in the end?