Prosthetic legs offer hope to disabled pets

04/29/2010 | HealthDay News

Pets and livestock animals with missing limbs can now lead normal lives by undergoing osseointegration orthopedic surgery, a procedure that involves fixing joint prosthetics to the bone. The procedure was first performed on a shepherd mix in July 2008 and is now being practiced by a handful of veterinarians in Europe and the U.S.

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