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Name: Margaret C.
Status: Educator
Age: 30s
Date: 2/26/2003


Question:
My family will be getting two dogs in the next year. A mixed breed(fairly large lab mix) for the kids in spring, and a Chesapeake Bay retriever for my Husband later this year or next spring. To keep the peace, should they be two males, two females or one of each. The mix breed will be spayed/neutered.



Replies:
Two males would probably be the worst choice. Then they might wind up fighting for Alpha status. A male and a female or two females are probably a better choice.

Phillip Raclyn, DVM CVA



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