Sterilization Effects Worse for Golden Retrievers than Labs

Sterilization increases the risk of joint disease and cancer in both golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers.

The American Kennel Club (AKC) is reporting that the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the US! Coming in 2nd and 3rd are the German Sheppard and the Golden Retriever. Perhaps that is why we have been seeing so many studies being done on those breeds. (See our NEWS  and BLOG pages for links to the studies!)

Unfortunately, the news has not been all good for America’s most favorite breeds, as U.C. Davis reports that spaying and neutering is worse for your Golden that for your Lab.

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