Definitions

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  • n. prosthetic testicles for neutered dogs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If you feel bad for neutering your pet, you can purchase neuticles--fake implants to restore what was lost.

    The Pet Culture

  • We discovered neuticles when searching for an implant for my husband, a testicular cancer survivor.

    What? Another Snow Day? « Whatever

  • I haven,t done any research on this but I certainly heard of the neuticles for dogs before I heard of them for people.

    Products that scare me a little « XUP

  • One of the judges wrote this on Slate. com: The Most Outrageous category is tricky; we never agree whether it's the word itself that's outrageous (typically for having some vulgar element, as in 2003's winner, cliterati, for 'prominent feminists') or the concept (as with 2002's neuticles, 'false testicles for neutered pets').

    01/21/2005

  • But nothing prepared me for my recent introduction to Neuticles , the "revolutionary" and patented testicular implant for pets. neuticles.com

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • August 1st, 2009 at 10:33 pm there’s also neuticles, which I’m reasonably certain have been mentioned before.

    DoggieLoverDoll | clusterflock

  • Bandobras – Ya, they probably don’t call them neuticles when they’re for people.

    Products that scare me a little « XUP

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  • I guess if it makes some people more likely to neuter their dogs, or more comfortable with the idea, then it's all to the good.

    (Speaking as a former animal shelter employee.)

    October 16, 2007

  • I'm not surprised. I suspect there would be a kind of empathy here.

    But still...how weird.

    October 16, 2007

  • There was an interesting article in maybe the NYTimes a while back - apparently a significant majority of nuticle purchasers/dog owners are men.

    October 16, 2007

  • Apparently implants are important to "caring pet owners." I guess that means the rest of us are sucky pet owners...? Or maybe that we just aren't swimming in money and looking for stupid things to spend it on.

    OOPS!! My socio-economic level is showing!

    October 16, 2007

  • Pshaw! You don't want your dog to feel that his manhood...errr...doghood has been compromised. Come on!

    October 16, 2007

  • But WHY?

    October 16, 2007

  • Whaa...? Really?

    October 16, 2007

  • Jebus, neuticles, I forgot about those! Tremendous that you didn't, though I'm kind of jealous that you got first wordie.

    October 16, 2007

  • Rubber replacement testicles for neutered dogs that are available in varying sizes and degrees of firmness. Their inventor, Gregg Miller, was honored with an IgNobel award in 2005.

    October 16, 2007