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Will Neutering An Adult Australian Shepherd Affect His Personality?
My family and I just adopted a 3 year old male Australian Shepherd from our neighbors who moved. He has been an “honorary” family member of ours since born, so we know this dog well.
He is a great dog—very sweet and loves everyone he meets, including other dogs. However, he likes to roam during the day and his previous owners let him, but we worry about his safety and are doing our best to stop this behavior; we are on land, but it is still a neighborhood.
He is not neutered. While we know being neutered should help the roaming, will it negatively affect his personality? Has anyone else ever neutered an adult dog?
Thank you for the input—sorry for the long post!