Dutchess, the  DUCK, and her OrthoPets Prosthetic Device

Dutchess, the DUCK, and her OrthoPets Prosthetic Device

We love when we are given a challenge to solve an unusual problem and always get excited when we are approached to work with a less common species! In this case it was a Pekin Duck named “Dutchess.” We were approached by her owner to discuss the...
OrthoPets Bilateral Prosthetic Devices- Bianca’s Story

OrthoPets Bilateral Prosthetic Devices- Bianca’s Story

When 10 months old, Bianca was rescued in Italy after she had become stuck in an illegal trap. It was estimated she had been in the trap for 3 days causing such severe damage to her hindlimbs that sub-total amputations proximal to the tarsi were necessary. The rescue...
Gibson and his OrthoPets Prosthetic Device

Gibson and his OrthoPets Prosthetic Device

  Gibson is a 5-year-old MC Border Collie that lives in Mexico. His veterinarian is Dr. Gabriel Ramirez who has a long working relationship with OrthoPets. Dr. Ramirez frequently sees cases that have had complications elsewhere and is known to “think...
Colville and his OrthoPets Front Leg Prosthetic Device

Colville and his OrthoPets Front Leg Prosthetic Device

Meet Colville (aka CJ), a 2 year old rescued Pittie mix currently cared for by foster mom Jennifer of Black Dog Second Chance Rescue in New York. Colville was born with agenesis of his distal right forelimb, meaning that his toes and paw never fully formed. Colville...
Mini horse gets his groove back with special prosthetic hoof

Mini horse gets his groove back with special prosthetic hoof

FORT COLLINS, CO — The James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at CSU gave a 3-year-old miniature horse a new lease on life by using a 3-D printer and prosthetics to replace a missing hoof. Shine was injured after a vicious dog attack left his left hind leg...