• I have my female pup, I purchased from someone when I was told she was 8 weeks. To the best of my calculations she is about to turn 1. She’s gotten her period and my male will not leave her alone. I do not let them “mate” but my male dog is going crazy. How can I go about stopping this or getting surgery for my female?

    Hi Fernanda,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local veterinarian about this question. The attraction of the males is something that does occur with the heat cycle and this will likely occur until the heat cycle is completed. Spaying your female pup may help the situation but it can be riskier to spay her when she is in heat. Your vet can get some more information from you and talk to you about what to do in this situation.

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