Dogs Go Nuts for Fake Family Jewels

For neutered males, peer pressure can be a pain in the ... you know
By Colleen Barry,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2007 2:27 PM CDT

(Newser) – Bob Barker, meet Gregg Miller. The outgoing "Price Is Right" host's signature sign-off is a plea to spay and neuter your pets. Miller sells prosthetic dog testicles. Kismet! Says one pet owner who ponied up for the phony cojones, "Mostly it was to make sure Dallas still felt like a man and other dogs wouldn't make fun of him."

Go ahead and laugh—prices for Neuticles start at $100 (per pair, obviously), and he's sold 240,000 of them in the past decade. The Globe and Mail had to know: Are some owners interested in the canine equivalent of a boob job? Miller says he gets calls "all the time." (Read more pets stories.)

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