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Rescue Dog Gets Bionic Paws!!

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Naki'o is a cute rescue dog who is one lucky guy.

As a puppy, he lost all four of his paws and the tip of his tail to frostbite.

He was found frozen in a puddle in the basement of an abandoned home.

Luckily, Naki'o's owner got him four prosthetic paws!

Now he can run around and play just like other dogs.

He doesn't need a special chair to wheel around in or anything, he's just like any other normal dog now and it's ahmayzing!

Way to go, science and medicine! Save those doggies!

Check out the video (above) to see Naki'o the bionic dog in action.

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Alligator Masters Swimming With A Prosthetic Tail!

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Just when we thought we had seen everything…

… We stumble upon this!

An alligator is being taught to swim with a prosthetic tail after its original tail was bitten off by another alligator!

The alligator's name is Mr. Stubbs fittingly enough. He was named as such because of his lack of a tail!

The alligator was first found on a truck that was illegally transporting him. He was brought to the Phoenix Society who have helped the alligator by hooking up his body to a prosthetic tail!

So far everything is going swimmingly!!

Ch-ch-check it out for yourself by watching it (above) !!!

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Amazing! Turtle Recovers From Shark Attack With Prosthetic Fins!!

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Usually when a sea turtle loses a fin due to a shark attack - there's now a finless turtle in the world and that's the end of that.

But when Hu, a 25-year-old female loggerhead, was found by fisherman and sent to the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, Japan - the researchers there were hellbent on getting this turtle a fin again!

They tried 27 times without success. But when they used two rubber fins, held together by a slip-over vest to prevent Hu from breaking free, they found a winner!!

Check out the inspirational story by clicking PLAY (above) !!!

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Therapy Puppy Gets A Prosthetic Paw!

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How schweet! How CUTEz! How inspirational!!!!

Lily is not your average ball of cutie fluff wrapped in fur…she's a therapy puppy and she brings smiles to many MANY patients.

But this pooch is also missing a paw, so she can relate to living with a disability.

So, to help her get around and pass her cuteness to everyone, Lily is receiving a prosthetic paw!

A complication at birth caused Lily to lose her foot, so occupational therapist Heather Mullin wants to use Lily to help her patients and the dog will hopefully inspire others with amputations!

So ADORBz!!! Who wouldn't be inspired by Lily!?!?!?

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Update On Service Dog In Need Of Prosthetic Paw

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Earlier this week, We told you about Pirelli, Canine Assistants' newest ambassador who was born without a back left paw.

The organization created a Grassroots campaign through Groupon, and thanks to generous supporters, Pirelli is one step closer to a new paw!

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