Neuticles are prosthetic testicular implants for neutered dogs and other domestic animals. The implants may be made of polyprophylene or silicon.
Gregg Miller developed the idea for Neuticles after his bloodhound, Buck, was castrated to stop his wandering. Miller, along with a veterinarian, patented the procedure for implanting Neuticles. To sell his idea, Miller established CTI (Canine Testicular Implant) Corporation, and the first commercial Neuticles were implanted in 1995. Miller won the 2005 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine, a parody of the real Nobel Prize, for the invention of Neuticles.
In the UK, the regulatory body for veterinarians, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, states that the use of testicular implants in dogs is unethical.
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