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This is Dudley. He’s only a year old and was bought by a cattle rancher who purchased cows and began “fattening them up, and then selling them for a profit to be slaughtered.”
Gingerina
26 nov 2015 11:54

After being rescued from a cattle rancher, Dudley is doing much better with his new leg.

After being rescued from a cattle rancher, Dudley is doing much better with his new leg.

Tags: cow   leg   prosthetic  
Tortoise Whose Legs Were Eaten By Rats Gets Prosthetic Wheels
Gingerina
30 apr 2015 12:58

When rats ate the front legs of a hibernating 90-year-old tortoise named Mrs. T in Pembrook, Wales, its owner, Jude Ryder, feared the worst. A £1,000 vet bill did little to improve the situation until Ryder’s mechanical engineer son Dale, 37, glued wheels from a model aircraft onto the tortoise’s shell, making her twice as fast.

When rats ate the front legs of a hibernating 90-year-old tortoise named Mrs. T in Pembrook, Wales, its owner, Jude Ryder, feared the worst.

Tags: prosthetic   tortoise   wheels  
Dog With Deformed Paws Gets 3D-Printed Prosthetic Legs
Katarina
19 dec 2014 09:38

Derby, a Husky mix dog born with severely deformed front paws, can now walk thanks to some of the latest 3D-printing technologies. The U.S.-based 3D Systems company created customized prosthetics for Derby that look like the legs on a rocking chair and finally let him outrun his humans!

Derby, a Husky mix dog born with severely deformed front paws, can now walk thanks to some of the latest 3D-printing technologies. The U.S.

Tags: dogs   prosthetic