Dog gets 4 prosthetic paws
Naki'o, a dog who lost his paws to frostbite, has been given a second chance at life.
Mixed breed puppy Naki'o was found over the winter, abandoned in a foreclosed home in Nebraska. At 8 weeks old, he was adopted by Christie Pace, a veterinary assistant in Colorado.
“I knew I could help him out,” said Pace.
She held a fundraiser and got him fitted for prosthetics with the Denver-based Ortho Pets. Now, Naki'o, who’s believed to be the first dog to have prosthetics on all four legs, is off and running — and his owner has been inspired to start a rescue group for pets with disabilities, according to California’s KTLA.
— Read it at Medical Daily
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Photo: Naki’o can run again thanks to his four prosthetic paws. / KTLA via Medical Daily
six million dollar dog....minus 5.95 mill.
go on and have a great life, naki'o, in spite of the snip-snip on the boy parts!
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