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This is Really, Really Wrong

I won't even add a comment to this:

Real, or fake? Never mind the busty woman walking her dog in the park - it may just be her pooch who's sporting implants.

Some pet owners who neuter their male dogs are opting for a surgical procedure meant to make Fido feel like he's back in the good ol' days B.C. - Before Castration.

Neuticles - testicular implants for dogs that look and feel like the real thing - are said to boost a pet's self-esteem by replacing what was lost. It's a procedure that's becoming increasingly popular in New York.

"We did it so Truman could still walk proudly down the street," says Penny Glazier, a Manhattan restaurateur, of her 8-year-old bull mastiff.

"We felt it would be good for him psychologically," she adds. "He actually still marks trees, though I'm told neutered dogs aren't supposed to do that anymore."

Extra points to the poor slob who worked overtime to get the "feel" right. Edgar River has the best comment:

For dog owner Edgar Rivera of the Bronx, whose Jack Russell terrier and Chihuahua were both neutered, Neuticles were never an option. "That's just nuts," Rivera says.

Posted on May 12, 2007 at 08:25 AM | Permalink


"That's just nuts" would have been a good title for this post!

Posted by: M. Hodak | May 12, 2007 11:39:08 AM

"The dog's bollocks" is a British term of approbation.

Posted by: dearieme | May 12, 2007 2:33:29 PM

Penn and Teller had an episode on "Pet Love" on their "Bullshit" show last season that featured the creator and seller of this product.

Posted by: Bill | May 17, 2007 12:40:57 PM

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