Well my Golden Retriever has been in this process for two weeks now. She is starting her third week and my Jack Russell is driving me nuts. We had planned on getting her fixed and then everyone came down sick so I had to reschedule and now we have to wait. He is constantly whining and panting and now he is losing weight too. He is doing this all day and I want to know if this is normal. We have had him for over a year now and she is nine months old now. He is four years old. Previously I had 2 female shnauzers and a female golden and they were all spayed. We lost all of them so we of course filled that void with more dogs. I absolutely love them but he is pushing it.
I just went through this also. I got BOTH my dogs an appointment to get fixed at the same time. You should do the same. There is no reason to not fix the male too if you are not breeding him. Im sure you have herd this before. But it is better for his health too.
You cant stop him from doing this unless you get him nuetered, its nature. I feel your pain.
It is normal for some male dogs to completely spazz out when a female goes in heat around them. I have a friend who had a dog that lost 10 lbs when their neighbor's dog went into heat, he went from 70 lbs to 60 lbs. My male Bowen is neutered, has been neutered since he was 6 months old, but when we had our akita and she went into heat, although he never tried to mount her or anything, he got diarrhea from the stress, and suddenly turned into a guard dog around strangers, like he was protecting her.
Never trust a tall dwarf... he's lying about something.
Well I sure hope it stops soon. I have an appointment on Thursday for both. I think it will make everything a lot smoother.I am a huge dog lover and I just hate for them to go through it but I know it will be for the best. And she hates being away from everything during the day. It is just not making her happy. I feel sorry for her because she is used to doing as she pleases with me during the day. I miss not having her right under me. She does look like she is getting smaller down there. It is not near as swollen as it was but he is still driving me nuts. Thanks for all your information. I will keep everyone posted.