As discussed in the previous article (5 benefits of spaying or neutering your dog), there are some benefits to spaying or neutering your German Shepherd Dog. However, there are also some benefits of keeping your GSD intact.
While there are some benefits to keeping your dog intact, it is also a huge responsibility. Many people are not capable or willing to take the extra steps to keep their intact dog safe and fully prevent unwanted breedings from happening. If you are not positive that you can prevent your dog from being bred, it is probably best to go forward with the spaying or neutering.
If you have decided that you would like to breed your intact dog, please take the extra time to educate yourself on responsible breeding and what it takes to be a responsible breeder. Breeding should never be taken lightly and should not be something that you jump into blindly. Every person that produces a litter of puppies is a breeder. You do not want to become an irresponsible bad breeder, so take the time to learn, ask questions, educate yourself and do things right. If you are going to breed your dog, be as responsible as possible.
Some people are now choosing to keep their companions intact, even when they have no intentions of breeding. Here are five benefits of keeping your dog intact....