Posts Tagged ‘Prosthetics’

Prosthetic Paws

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

The first dog to be fitted with a complete set of bionic paws that work naturally to allow him to run, jump and even swim. Found at YouTube from incrediblefeatures.

Mechanimals

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

From dolphins missing their tails to horses unable to trot, custom-fitted animal prosthetics are becoming more and more common. Found at Discovery News.

Oscar, The Bionic Cat

Friday, July 16th, 2010

From Popsci: “When Oscar the cat lost both his hind paws in a farming accident, it was feared he’d have to trundle around in one of those wheeled-cat apparatuses. But Noel Fitzpatrick, a neuro-orthopedic veterinary surgeon in Surrey, pioneered a groundbreaking technique instead, installing weight-bearing bone implants to create a bionic kitty.” Found at YouTube from depottrix.