Skip to comments.Rescued dog gets prosthetic leg from Orlando company
Posted on 01/30/2014 6:39:16 PM PST by Innovative
"Lucky" might not be the first word you'd use to describe a dog left abandoned, starving and abused in a rough neighborhood near Miami a dog whose front paw had been cut off.
But on Wednesday, the year-old pooch trotted happily on her new plastic and carbon-fiber limb, seeming quite pleased with the odd path her life has taken.
She's also something of a celebrity these days at Orlando's ABC Prosthetics and Orthotics, which has donated its services to Debbie. The place sees her when appointments for human clients have finished for the day.
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Oh that poor puppy, who could be so cruel to an animal.
I hope she has a happy life from now on.
I agree! Waiting for the Pit Bull Haters to start foaming at the mouth in 3,2,1....
rough miami neighborhood.
says it all right there.
One of our rescued dogs is being fitted for a prosthetic foot, courtesy of a UC Irvine engineering project. Nothing sinister about Wiggles’ condition, she was born without one foot.
Wiggles is a beautiful doggy, Chris. Look at how her face just shows joy. I am praying that someone rescues her. What a great dog to visit kids with disabilities... Hugs, Mom
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