Health Conditions Affecting Male Dogs Print

Health Conditions Affecting Male Dogs - Besides the range of conditions and afflictions that affect all dogs, a male dogs high sexual drive can be the cause of a number of additional problems.

A male dog may be sexually mature from the age of about six months and this activity can last throughout the year. As a result, the dog may be very restless and want to be let out constantly. When he's let out, he may disappear for a number of nights.

Male dogs can also become very aggressive, not only to other dogs but also to humans. To help alleviate these problems many owners decide to neuter their male dogs.

This section describes the some of the more common problems that can affect male dogs including aggressive behaviour, anorchia, cystitis, prostate conditions, retained teeth, sexual behaviour and testicular tumours.

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