Month: December 2017

Prosthetic limbs offering pets a new ‘leash’ on life

Fox 5 NY

Prosthetic limbs offering pets a new ‘leash’ on life
A 7-year-old German shepherd dog named Star has some new pep in her step. She lost part of her right hind leg at birth, leaving her unable to walk comfortably. Then two months ago she was fitted with a customized prosthetic leg. Star’s owner, Elaine Diasparra, says the difference has been drastic.
“She’s amazing and she can actually go for walks now,” she said.
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