A Dearborn woman recently looked out her window and saw what she believed to be a miniature kangaroo hopping around her yard. Turns out it was no kangaroo, but a 1-year-old Chihuahua with severely malformed front legs. The pup, named Victory, had no paws and was forced to walk on her hind legs. Victory was taken in by the Friends for the Dearborn Animal Shelter where doctors have determined not much can be done for her surgically.
---Victory the miniature Chihuahua
Doctors at Michigan Veterinary Specialists say the gutsy girl will need a specially designed mobility cart and other orthopedic equipment to maximize her quality of life.
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A video of Bacon trying out his homemade wheelchair, made out of toy parts, was posted on YouTube by Dr. Len Lucero.
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