Greyhound Rescue West of England says castration is the correct procedure for Humbug
A dog lover from Gloucestershire is arguing that a lurcher puppy he wants to adopt should not be castrated.
Peter Martin and his wife Tina want to give a home to nine-month-old Humbug, but a rescue charity says its policy is to castrate all dogs before adoption.
Mr Martin, from Tetbury, disagrees and believes the dog should have a vasectomy instead.
Greyhound Rescue West of England says a vasectomy is not a recognised procedure for dogs.
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