Tiny paralysed chihuahua can now walk after getting 3D printed implant

Tiny paralysed chihuahua can now walk after getting 3D printed implant

Ping’s life was changed by the vet team (Picture: Hamlilton Specialist Referrals / SWNS Provider)Ping the chihuahua was paralysed from a young age, after his owner Zoe Cekalla noticed he was struggling to walk on all four legs at just four months old.

Tiny dog left without a nose after surviving cancer

Tiny dog left without a nose after surviving cancer

Even without a nose, Poa is a happy and loving dog (Picture: Anna Prosser / SWNS)‘It is a reminder that even the smallest of us can be very strong.

Dog who was set on fire and had his head ‘caved in’ by attackers makes miraculous recovery

Dog who was set on fire and had his head ‘caved in’ by attackers makes miraculous recovery

Bruce was rushed to surgery for his injuries (Picture: SWNS)RSPCA Inspector Sam Morris said about finding him: ‘I was absolutely gobsmacked at what I saw.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

Dog who lost her leg after a stroke won't let it break her spirit

Dog who lost her leg after a stroke won't let it break her spirit

Juniper before she lost her leg (Picture: Maggie Hull /SWNS.COM)For a while, the pair enjoyed their life together – but unfortunately, just five months after being adopted by Maggie, Juniper suffered a spinal stroke that left her paralysed from the waist down.

Vets remove lead trailing from dog’s bum after he ate it whole

Vets remove lead trailing from dog’s bum after he ate it whole

Labrador Stanley (pictured as a puppy) overindulged at Christmas and got his lead stuck in his stomach (Picture: Brookfield Vets)A greedy Labrador left vets shocked after he walked into their surgery with more than a metre of lead hanging out of his bum after swallowing it whole.

Dog has emergency surgery after eating three feet of Christmas tinsel

Dog has emergency surgery after eating three feet of Christmas tinsel

Benji’s owner Olivia Mullen says she was ‘an absolute mess’ when he was in surgery (Picture: PA) This X-ray shows three feet of tinsel inside Benji (Picture: PA).

Abused puppy saved from being put down after life-saving operation

Abused puppy saved from being put down after life-saving operation

French Bulldog Myles has been given fresh hope after life saving surgery (Picture: Hope Rescue)Vets have saved a nine month old puppy who suffered one of the ‘worst cases of anal prolapse ever seen’.

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

The vets who saved Poppy’s tongue warn of the dangers of leaving pets unattended (Kennedy News/Foxhall Veterinary Clinic)The flesh on her tongue eventually turned necrotic and died, leaving Poppy with two giant slits on either side where the ball had been.

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

St. Francis Veterinary Center of South JerseyWhen Loraine knew something wasn't right with her husband's "best buddy" she took him to Saint Francis Veterinary Center outside Philadelphia where doctors told her he needed emergency spine surgery .The procedure was necessary but also very risky, as Andy’s bones and blood vessels all fit into a space as small as a human finger.

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie is definitely one of the coolest dogs out there (Picture: Garry Mullins / SWNS)Garry, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, said Frankie now stops traffic as passers-by attempt to capture photos of him in his striking cycling gear.

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Poppet had her little jaw fixed (Picture: Dr Ryk Botes /SWNS.COM)A tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner for the first time in her life after a vet fixed her wonky jaw using a 3D printer.

French bulldog puppy has nose job to save her life

French bulldog puppy has nose job to save her life

The puppy was often gasping for air and needed urgent help when it arrived at the RSPCA’s Bath Cats & Dogs Home (Picture: PA) Despite the life-saving surgery, the poor puppy will ‘probably always struggle’ (Picture: PA)The RSPCA said French bulldogs are brachycephalis, or flat-faced, breeds that have been bred to have exaggerated features to make them ‘cuter’ to buyers.

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

The doctors saved Mattia’s life (Picture: Heidi Ferasin / SWNS)The vet parents of a baby saved by a heart operation have returned the favour by curing the doctor’s pet dog who was suffering from the same condition.

Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Tillie Vasey, four, suffered horrendous injuries to her face and needed multiple operations (Picture: family handout/SWNS) Tillie’s mum Leanne says her daughter has been left ‘with no confidence’ (Picture: family handout/SWNS)She narrowly avoided jail but Judge Simon Newell hit out at her ‘wholly irresponsible’ reaction to the attack that could easily have killed the little girl.

Fury as orangutan BLINDED after being shot 74 times in cruel attack - 'Hit in BOTH eyes'

Fury as orangutan BLINDED after being shot 74 times in cruel attack - 'Hit in BOTH eyes'

Hope the orangutan blinded after being shot 74 times (Image: GETTY) Hope undergoes surgery to her smashed collar bone (Image: YEL-SOCP/Suryadi) X-ray shows surgical repair and pellets still embedded in Hope (Image: YEL-SOCP/Suryadi) Dr Citrakasih Nente, SOCP’s supervisor of rehabilitation and reintroduction, explained why Hope cannot go back to the wild forests of her ancestors.

When Mazie met Blonnie: 'Oreo cow' helps girl get through health crisis

When Mazie met Blonnie: 'Oreo cow' helps girl get through health crisis

Courtesy Emily Watkins-Bunn Constant pain By then, Mazie had endured frustrating symptoms since she was a baby, including hearing loss and ear problems that required multiple surgeries.

Dog rushed in for EMERGENCY SURGERY after swallowing toy poo emoji

Dog rushed in for EMERGENCY SURGERY after swallowing toy poo emoji

Playful Teddy the Lhasa Apso swallowed dog poo toy (Image: PDSA) Rather than leaving a mess, the mischievous pooch swallowed a dog’s poo emoji toy and had to undergo emergency surgery.

Animal abuse! Fury as pet owner forces cat to £1,000 cosmetic eye surgery to look prettier

Animal abuse! Fury as pet owner forces cat to £1,000 cosmetic eye surgery to look prettier

This is plain torture.” For humans, Asian blepharoplasty is said to be becoming an increasingly popular procedure, with the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) reporting that 1,379,263 people globally had the operation in 2013, the third most popular form of cosmetic surgery.

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

"It was obvious he was having difficulties walking, and his front legs were pretty much useless." Milo moved using his elbows and wristbones, according to Hays, who had the dog checked out by a veterinarian.