Scene 1:  My house, this morning.

Me:  Duke, you better lick those things while you can.

Duke:  Vacant stare.

Me:  Seriously, they’re getting lopped off.

Duke:  Vacant stare.

Scene 2:  Vet’s Office, later that same morning.

Me:  Say goodbye to your nuts, little man.  **insert evil laugh here**

Duke:  Confused stare while watching me leave the office.

Vet Tech:  **insert evil laugh here**

Scene 3:  My house, early evening of the same day.

Duke:  F*CK YOU MAN.