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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:18 PM

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Gregg Miller says he's well aware that his business selling testicular implants for dogs invites just as many jokes as it does clients. That's because Miller's job is creating artificial dog testicles for canines that have been neutered.

"Dogs aren't stupid," he tells Business Week."They would know if their eye was gouged out, or their foot was cut off. Why wouldn't they know if their testicles are now missing?"

But laugh all you want, Miller, 59, says his business has become a big success.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 01:49 AM

I've heard that people have implants put in dogs they enter in dog shows.


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 01:51 AM

Its a dumb idea. A lot of animal activists are against it .

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:18 AM

That's just nuts!  :w00t:

But seriously, who are we to judge that a dog doesn't deserve a fresh pair. Although they should evolve to the point of figuring it out how to do it themselves first, I'm not sure if the dog would be making an informed decision (unless it is our fault that thy lose their nads, then maybe we should replace them).

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:32 AM

My male dog was snipped at 5 months old. He has (obviously) never been bred and most likely has absolutely no idea what-so-ever that anything is *missing*. He cares about food, squirrels, tennis balls and frisbees, talking walks, and his fellow pack members (me and my spayed female). I sincerely doubt he's yearning for a pair of fake nads.  :rolleyes:

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:39 AM

View PostTimonthy, on 28 April 2012 - 02:18 AM, said:

That's just nuts!  :w00t:

But seriously, who are we to judge that a dog doesn't deserve a fresh pair. Although they should evolve to the point of figuring it out how to do it themselves first, I'm not sure if the dog would be making an informed decision (unless it is our fault that thy lose their nads, then maybe we should replace them).

Edit: Spelling. (Which led me to learn the definition of the word 'wold'): A piece of high, open, uncultivated land or moor.

As in The Cotswolds (UK). A piece of high, open, and used to be uncultivated land or moor.  :)   Beautiful part of the country actually.


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 05:55 PM

I'm sure if a dog had his testicles removed early enough (which is usually recommended) he wouldn't notice a difference.


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:55 PM

View PostHilander, on 28 April 2012 - 01:49 AM, said:

I've heard that people have implants put in dogs they enter in dog shows.
It's not unusual for dogs with one testicle to have an implant for the show ring (cheating) a judge i know told me of a competitor who had an implant on a 18 month old dog it had  been entered into a show he was judging when he felt between it's legs he found it to have three testicles, it's other testicle wasn't missing it just hadn't yet dropped he said from behind it looked like a pawn brokers sign.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

View Posthetrodoxly, on 28 April 2012 - 07:55 PM, said:

It's not unusual for dogs with one testicle to have an implant for the show ring (cheating) a judge i know told me of a competitor who had an implant on a 18 month old dog it had  been entered into a show he was judging when he felt between it's legs he found it to have three testicles, it's other testicle wasn't missing it just hadn't yet dropped he said from behind it looked like a pawn brokers sign.

:w00t: I once was scanning a guy with MRI and he had three.  Never made the connection to the pawnbroker's sign though.

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:26 AM

View Posthetrodoxly, on 28 April 2012 - 07:55 PM, said:


It's not unusual for dogs with one testicle to have an implant for the show ring (cheating) a judge i know told me of a competitor who had an implant on a 18 month old dog it had  been entered into a show he was judging when he felt between it's legs he found it to have three testicles, it's other testicle wasn't missing it just hadn't yet dropped he said from behind it looked like a pawn brokers sign.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:10 PM

Correct me if im wrong but when a dog gets fixed up dont they just block the ducts and not remove them? My cat is fixed but he still has them.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:30 PM

View PostDKO, on 30 April 2012 - 12:10 PM, said:

Correct me if im wrong but when a dog gets fixed up dont they just block the ducts and not remove them? My cat is fixed but he still has them.

Uh...no. When neutering both dogs and cats the testes are removed. It's not like a vasectomy where the tubes (vas defrens) are cut. What you might be seeing is the scrotom (sack). If your cat definitely has testicles then he's not "fixed".

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 02:17 PM

View PostLilly, on 30 April 2012 - 12:30 PM, said:

Uh...no. When neutering both dogs and cats the testes are removed. It's not like a vasectomy where the tubes (vas defrens) are cut. What you might be seeing is the scrotom (sack). If your cat definitely has testicles then he's not "fixed".
Haha oops, well they looked like they were there. But now just looking at a photo of him when he was younger and smaller i can definitely say they are gone. :w00t:

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 02:25 PM

View PostLilly, on 28 April 2012 - 02:32 AM, said:

My male dog was snipped at 5 months old. He has (obviously) never been bred and most likely has absolutely no idea what-so-ever that anything is *missing*. He cares about food, squirrels, tennis balls and frisbees, talking walks, and his fellow pack members (me and my spayed female). I sincerely doubt he's yearning for a pair of fake nads.  :rolleyes:

He's focused on the more important things in life!!

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:41 PM

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