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This is Naki’o the World’s First Dog with Four Prosthetic Paws [VIDEO]

When I first read this story I thought , oh boy, another sad dog story, but it really isn’t, it’s a very good story actually.The first dog to be fitted with four prosthetic paws is thriving with his new found mobility, and in some ways he is better than before. Read more and watch Naki’o after the jump.Naki’o was abandoned as a puppy when his owners left their foreclosed home. During the Nebraskan winter, he stepped into an icy puddle in the home’s basement and got all four of his paws trapped in the freezing water. With severe frostbite, Naki’0 and the rest of his litter were transported to an animal rescue center.

Veterinary technician Christie Tomlinson adopted Naki’o, and organized a fundraiser to pay for his two back legs to be fitted with the prosthetics. He came through the procedure so well that Orthopets decided to donate the remaining two prosthetic legs (paws).

So your asking yourself , how well does Naki’o get around with the new legs? Check out the video and see for yourself.

 

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