Here are three great articles about how our fur friends help us in some many ways, especially when they have lost a paw or leg, or, they are helping humans that have had a serious accident and have endured an amputation.

www.lifewithdogs.tvDevoted Owner Turns His Own Sneaker into a “Faux Paw” for His Amputee Dog

Sunny had his paw amputated because of a tumor, but prosthetic paws never worked out.  They either broke under his weight, or he chewed them off.  So his dad destroyed his own shoes to make sure his boy could get around comfortably.

Don Chernoff couldn’t stand to see his 10-year-old golden retriever suffering, and was frustrated that Sunny’s prosthetic leg wasn’t able to help him.  It probably wasn’t comfortable.  But sneakers are.  So he took his own and fashioned something more to Sunny’s liking.

How dogs are helping us “get back on our feet”.

wfla.comService dog brings hope to amputee, a former guide dog trainer | WFLA.com

A service dog named Bobb has given a local athlete his life back after he lost his leg in an accident a year ago.

David Caras said he’s living life to the fullest again. “I’m not alone and he gets me out of the house,” said Caras.

But what makes this story so special, Caras used to train service dogs for others before he had an accident that left him disabled.

Who says a dog can’t run without paws!

Dog without paws to become therapy animal for amputee patients | abc7chicago.com

Don’t ever question who can defy the odds.”

That’s what animal rescue group ARME President and Founder Shannon Keith had to say about Chi Chi, a dog that has a new lease on life, and a new family, in the United States.

Our dog companions continue to amaze us with their love and devotion!

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