Dogs and Keeping the Peace
Name: Margaret C.
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.
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
Phillip Raclyn, DVM CVA
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