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Dog Fitted with Four Prosthetic Paws (video)

With the help of four new prosthetic paws, this sweet pooch is finally able to run and play again, after losing his paws as a puppy. Naki’o lost his paws to frostbite when he was abandoned by his owners and got caught in an icy puddle in the family’s foreclosed basement. Fortunately, Naki’o (along with his brothers and sisters) was taken to an animal rescue center, where he was adopted by veterinary technician Christie Tomlinson. Tomlinson organized a fundraiser to raise enough money for Naki’o's two hind leg prosthetics. He did so well with the procedure that Orthopets decided to pay for the other two prosthetics and to complete the process free of charge. Check out Naki’o in action:

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8:01PM PDT on Aug 17, 2012


8:07PM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

Now this is another example of a true Animal Angel.

7:11PM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

I bet he's now the happiest doggie on earth!

5:45PM PDT on Apr 30, 2012


7:19AM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

Like the Phoenix..rising from the ashes.

11:47PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

plain amazing and wonderful! keep us posted on this one...

11:19PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

animals teach us so much, even though they have a disability as long as y ou love them feed them they are happy on what they got, a loving and caring people to love them, to them there is no obstacles no matter how life turns to be, they know how to get up again and continue enjoying life,

5:04PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012


3:14PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

Aw, he looks so happy! I bet it's an amazing feeling.

6:29AM PST on Mar 6, 2012

Thanks so much for sharing.

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