Frequently Asked Questions:
Neutering with Neuticles®
What are Neuticles?

Patented Neuticles are testicular implants for pets. Neuticles are available for canines, felines, equine, bulls or any pet which is neutered. Neuticles should be implanted when the pet is neutered- but can be implanted years afterwards in most cases.

Why Neuticles?

Why not? The 207 year-old traditional form of altering used on family pets includes the permanent removal of the pet's testicles. Many caring pet owners hesitate or even to refuse to neuter their pets because of this. Neuticles eliminates 'neuter-hesitant' concerns - as a 'Neuticled' pet looks exactly the same after surgery. With Neuticles its like nothing ever changed!

Are chemical castrations a safe and effective option? ?

There are a number of chemical castration products available Worldwide. Some provide only temporary sterility and others claim permanent.

But at what risk to your pet on a short and long term basis?

Study their disclosures very carefully - read the fine print - use common sense and consider that any imported chemical or substance ingested either orally, a device placed into the scrotum or injected into your beloved pet's testicles cannot, we believe, replicate what only a surgical neuter can provide.

Only a surgical neuter is a real neuter?

There is no guesswork and only minimal risks associated with a surgical neuter. After all, its been proven 100% effective for over 200 years!

Surgical altering stops all behavioral problems including desire to roam and mate, the marking of territory in and around your home, aggressive behavior and risk of cancer. Above all, your pet recovers quickly and post operative recovery is fast and proven reliable with no worry or risk of short or long term reactions

So why fix the fix if it isn't broken?

Our point exactly-and with Neuticles you can Depend on your beloved pet looking and feeling the same without concern. After all we have Neuticled over 500,000 pets Worldwide over the past 17 years and have the happy pet owners (and pets) to prove it!

Why not a Vasectomy?

This expensive procedure simply sterilizes the pet. The pet still retains all aggressive behavior and characteristics of a non-neutered animal. For this reason- a Vasectomy is rarely performed on pets.

My vet said that my pet will reject any foreign object. Is this true?

Absolutely not. Over 500,000 pets Worldwide have been Neuticled since 1995 with not a single complication. If your veterinarian tells you this- give us a call or send us an email and we'll contact your vet and inform him or her of the medical facts.

Have there been rejections or complications?

Absolutely not. Since 1995 over 500,000 pets Worldwide have been 'Neuticled' with not a single reported complication when implanted as directed. Neuticles are a perfectly safe alternative to the traditional form of neutering.

What post operative care is required?

The same cautions used when you neuter the traditional way should be employed which includes: keeping the incision area clean and restricted activity for up to 10 days following the procedure.

Are Neuticles Original?

CTI Corporation created Neuticles and the testicular implant procedure for animals and strictly enforces all federal trademark and patent rights awarded. CTI has received Worldwide recognition and publicity for creating and providing pet owners an option to the traditional form of neutering. If you are aware of a pirate product or unauthorized use of our name - please contact us immediately so we may begin the prosecution process.

My vet said Neuticles are not ethical. Is that true?

We feel the removal of a God given body part - leaving a male pet looking unwhole after the traditional form of neutering is not only unethical but unnatural. With Neuticles it's like nothing ever changed. For a listing of progressive clinics or hospitals in your neighborhood call or email us!

Do Neuticles come in different models?

Neuticles are available in four models: NeuticleOriginals (rigid firmness) NeuticleNatural (natural firmness) and Neuticles UltraPLUS and Neuticles UltraPLUS with Epididymis.. Each are crafted from FDA medically-approved (for human use) materials- replicating the animals testicle in size, shape, weight and feel.

Is one Neuticles model better than the other?

Each Neuticles model is equally superior. However, due to pet owner demand, we have developed four models to satisfy not only those demands but to provide the pet owner a choice.

Do Neuticles come in sizes?

Neuticles are now available for any-sized canine, feline, equine, bull or any neutered pet.

What's the difference between NeuticlesOriginal, NeuticlesNatural and NeuticlesUltraPlus and NeuticlesUltraPLUS with Epididymis?

NeuticlesOriginals are crafted from FDA medically approved polypropylene homopolymere which is nonporous and rigid in firmness. NeuticlesNatural are solid silicone - not gel filled or saline filled but a solid rubber-like material that replicates the pet's testicle in firmness once implanted. Neuticles UltraPLUS is the latest in solid silicone technology and feels almost like its' liquid filled- but is still solid silicone. In addition, the UltraPLUS features a special 'textured exterior' which eliminates the risk of scar tissue development. Neuticles UltraPLUS with Epididymis restores pets to anatomical preciseness. It is for pet owners who wish to have their previously neutered ,monorchid or cryptorchid pets restored to anatomical preciseness.

Can Neuticles leak and harm my pet?

Absolutely not. Neuticles are crafted from FDA medically-approved solid silicone. Unlike the 'gel' silicone from decades past- this space age material is 30% softer than the pets natural testicle prior to implantation. Firm yet soft and natural when implanted.

What is scar tissue development?

Some pets develop scar tissue. It is totally harmless and does not disfigure the Neuticle in any way. Scar tissue is a micro-thin film that may surround the Neuticles making it feel firmer to the human touch. While this is not a concern to most pet owners the way to eliminate potential development is to gently massage the Neuticles weekly to break up any possible formations or to Neuticle their pet with the Neuticles UltraPLUS which features a special textured exterior which virtually eliminates the risk of potential scar tissue development.

Aren't Neuticles really just cosmetic surgery?

Neuticles go far beyond 'cosmetic surgery'. Each day we receive calls or emails from delighted pet owners telling us in one way or another that "I would not have neutered had it not been for Neuticles." As a result, pet owners are not only helping to control pet overpopulation- but now have a happier, healthier pet which will live a longer life.

Will my pet retain those 'nasty' male habits?

About 30 days after neutering the testosterone in the pets system is gone. The pet normally becomes calmer. less aggressive quits 'roaming', 'marking territory' and etc.

Are Neuticles made in the USA?

Yes. CTI Corporation manufactures Neuticles in three separate facilities across the United States. Neuticles are crafted under strict FDA requirements assuring the pets owner that quality is equal to or greater than human implants.

I live outside the USA- can I still order Neuticles?

Yes! Neuticles have been sold in all 50 US states and 49 countries Worldwide. Simply email us for all of the details including participating facilities in your country!

My vet said my dog wont know that he's missing anything. Is that true?

People know their beloved pet. Their pet can tell them when they are hungry, want to play, don't feel well, hide when approaching the vet's office or will get excited when driving by or going to the park- why wouldn't the pet know a familiar body part is missing? Would he know if his foot was cut off? Of course he would- its only common sense.

Can my pet outgrow Neuticles?

It is recommended that you neuter with Neuticles at eight months or older. Although the pet will 'fill-out' in weight after eight months of age, the testicles and all other body organs are fully developed.

Should I neuter my pet as a puppy or kitten?

Absolutely not! The pet needs the testosterone for muscle development, immunity, and overall growth. To deny the pet this very necessary chemical is inhumane. We strongly advise to neuter at eight months or older to allow the pet to develop properly and to assure a properly developed and healthy pet.

Is scrotal placement less expensive than tunic placement?

Yes. There are two patented implantation methods- scrotal and tunica. Scrotal placement means the Neuticles are placed directly in the scrotum. The scrotal tissues then 'stretch wrap" around the Neuticles and hold them perfectly in place for the life of the pet. Because this method takes only seconds for the veterinarian to do- it is normally less expensive than tunic placement. Tunic placement takes from three to four minutes per testicle. It involves the veterinarian making an incision on the side of the tunic- removing the pets natural testes and then placing the Neuticle back into the tunic and suturing the tissue over the Neuticle.

Is there any cosmetic difference between tunic and scrotal placement?

Actually either method is virtually undetectable. Normally scrotal placement is employed when the tunic is not available in previously neutered pets or monorchid/ cryptorchid pets where the tunic is destroyed when extracting the retained testes. Those pet owners neutering on a budget can feel completely confident in requesting scrotal implantation.

Are Neuticles Expensive?

Every possible effort has been made to make Neuticles an affordable option to any pet owner when neutering. NeuticleOriginals are $109/pr and up, NeuticleNaturals are $254/pr and up and Neuticles UltraPLUS are $379/pr and up. Price includes first class postage with tracking, taxes, handling and all related charges. With either model your unconditional satisfaction is warranted for the life of your beloved pet.

What if my veterinarian isn't familiar with Neuticles?

Tell your veterinarian that you want to neuter with Neuticles. If your veterinarian isn't familiar with the procedure, we urge you to download our new eBrochure located on the homepage of our website and provide it to your vet. Or, will be happy to mail or fax comprehensive information . If you do not have a veterinarian, we will provide a participating clinic or hospital right in your own neighborhood.

My vet said that my pet will reject any foreign object. Is this true?

Absolutely not. Over 500,000 pets Worldwide have been Neuticled since 1995 with not a single complication. If your veterinarian tells you this- give us a call or send us an email and we'll contact your vet and inform him or her of the medical facts.

Is there a veterinary clinic or hospital in my area that has performed the procedure?

Neuticles maintains a database of over 25,000 clinics Worldwide which have performed the simple procedure. Chances are we have a clinic or hospital right in your neighborhood!

Can I order- or should the veterinarian order?

You or your veterinarian can place the order. We simply require the pets breed, age and weight to determine the pets correct size prior to ordering. Our ordering page is available by clicking here.

Can Neuticles be implanted in people?

While the material used for Neuticles is FDA approved, a second FDA approval is required by law for each area of the human body an implant is placed. No company, including Neuticles, has FDA approval for solid silicone or polypropylene testicular implants. Neuticles are perfectly safe for pets but cannot legally be used on people.

When are Neuticles implanted?

The patented two to three minute procedure is normally performed when the pet is neutered. It is suggested that the pet be neutered at 8 months of age or older to assure full growth and correct sizing. Pets have also been restored with Neuticles up to five years after being altered with complete success.

Have there been rejections or complications?

Absolutely not. Since 1995 over 500,000 pets Worldwide have been 'Neuticled' with not a single reported rejection or complication when implanted as directed. Neuticles are unconditionally warranted to provide pets a perfectly safe alternative to the traditional form of neutering and is backed by $2 million per occurrence product liability protection.

How do Neuticles control pet over-population?

Over 500,000 pet owners have neutered with Neuticles. Most agree they simply would have not have neutered their pet otherwise. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) remarked "Who can argue with a perfectly safe procedure which controls pet overpopulation?" (Animal Watch-Spring 97)

Is there a national toll-free helpline?

For questions, comments or to place an order (anywhere in the U.S. or Canada) call toll-free 1-888-638-8425 or international customers dial 1-816-690-8337 or e-mail neuticles@aol.com for immediate, personalized service.

Are Neuticles or other implantation product sold returnable or refundable?

Due to a number of reasons we are unable to provide a refund on any implant product sold. If we, however, send the incorrect size on any product, the item will be replaced - but the return will be destroyed due to sterility and quality control issues.
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