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Hello fellow Golden Lovers.

Due to the increase risk of cancers in our breed of choice, I would like to know your thoughts on having a Golden under go a Vasectomy /Tubal Ligation (V/TL) vs Spay and Neuter (S/N)

My school of thought is hormones can still be produced with the V/TL verses S/N. I believe the loss of producing hormones by the reproductive process INCREASES the susceptibility to cancer.

I have had 2 Golden (Chloe - 5 and Shadow - 13) who have passed due to cancer and was heartbreaking to watch them evolve once diagnosed and would like to stack the odds in their favor when I bring another Golden into the family with a V/TL vs S/N.

Your Thoughts,

Mark Twain
"I have never met a Golden I didn't like"
 

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I had planned on a vasectomy for my boy, Seamus. Since he’s never around other dogs we made the decision to leave him intact. The Facebook site posted by Nolefan is a great resource.
 
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