Question about neutering a Yorkshire Terrier
We adopted a 1 1/2 yr. old male Yorkshire Terrier from an online community (CL) this past Friday night...We were told that he was "peeing" in the house, although paper trained. We were also told that he was not neutered and they were told that this may help.Upon bringing him inside the house, he "marked" his spots...uugghh! We do have a female Yorkshire Terrier who is 2 and spayed and he will not leave her alone...understandable...anyway, this has made for a long weekend with switching them in and out of a kennel to keep them apart. He is scheduled to be neutered first thing tomorrow (Monday) morning and the appointment cannot come soon enough for anyone in the household...We also noticed a bit of aggression with his food and/or treats toward both humans and our female (although all she did was walk past the kennel while he had a bone)...my questions are... What behaviors will neutering help us out with? Will he stop "marking" in my home? Will he relax and leave my female alone? Will the aggressive behaviors subside?We were told that we were his 4th "family" in his very short 1 1/2 yrs, so it is expected to a point, that he needs to develop a sense of trust with us. I don't want to give up on him too soon, but can't risk his biting someone or him mistreating our female...Does anyone have/had these type of issues before? And if so...what did you do???Any suggestions would be appreciated...Thank you!!He really is a sweet pup and I hate to give up on him
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