Dog who lost leg in lawnmower accident gets 3D printed prosthetic

Meet Romina, a greyhound who lost her front leg in a lawnmower accident.

But thanks to specialists in Mexico City, she has been given a new lease of life.

Using a 3D printer, vets have created a prosthetic leg to help Romina walk properly again.

The prosthetic is one of a kind as it allows the dog to preserve her natural anatomy, allowing the joints to move in a similar way as natural limbs.

It took six months to design and create a prototype prosthetic and once the dog is used to it, Romina will get a titanium prosthetic coasted in a skin like material.


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