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Puppy that lost leg receiving prosthesis

November 15th, 2004, 07:56 PM
From Today's Fredericton Gleaner:

Daily Gleaner | Accidents
As published on page A3 on November 15, 2004

Puppy that lost leg receiving prosthesis
Hurt in accident

Canadian Press

ST. JOHN'S - A small puppy in Newfoundland will soon be getting a very special bone.

Quincy, an eight-month-old German Shepherd, is having an artificial leg designed to replace the one he lost last week in a car accident.

The pooch was hit by a car in the community of Paradise, Nfld.

His leg had to be cut off after a veterinarian was unable to save it.

But Northstar Networks Ltd., a St. John's-based defence and aerospace contractor, is designing a puppy prosthesis for the animal.

After that, it will just be a matter of finding a home with people willing to love the unique pup.

November 15th, 2004, 10:17 PM
That is so sweet! I am sure after news coverage, he will not have a problem finding a home now.