Saving Animals With Prosthetic Limbs

Saving Animals With Prosthetic Limbs
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Derrick Campana isn’t your typical…anything. He’s an animal orthotist helping animals walk again – or walk for the first time – with artificial limbs. Subscribe:

In the old days when an animal had a broken leg, they would often be euthanized–and only if they were very lucky would they wind up with a leg cast.. Derrick Campana wants to put those days in the past. He’s creating prosthetics and casts for all manner of animals–from cats to llamas, dogs to elephants, even cows and deer. He’s been called the real life Dr. Doolittle–or even the ‘bionic vet’ for his work melding animal and machine. Freethink’s Chase Pipkin went to his workspace to talk to him about his journey from creating prosthetics for humans to making them for pets and exotic animals. He discusses his creative ideas for keeping prosthetic limbs affordable how he gets animals from cats to elephants walking again by making each and individualized prosthesis.

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  1. Something in that video touched my heart, and I felt I had to share it with everyone!!!! I've seen videos of them before and after, and it makes my me cry every time….

  2. Hey man love your content. I didn't think that they made any prosthetic arms for animals . This is the way we must care for animals. We need to make sure that they aren't being left out. BTW cute dogs
    Love you

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