Elderly sheepdog becomes Britain’s first ‘robo-dog’ after vets fitted him with a pair of mechanical legs

Elderly sheepdog becomes Britain's first 'robo-dog' after vets fitted him with a pair of mechanical legs

Elderly sheepdog becomes Britain’s first ‘robo-dog’ after vets fitted him with a pair of mechanical legs

Robbie, an 11-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, had been a regular patient at the vets for five years, suffering from multiple problems including paw injuries, skin tumours and orthopaedic issues. After painkillers, surgery, antibiotics and hormone replacement … Continue reading at dailymail.co.uk

Robodog! Canine given new lease of life thanks to ROBOTIC legs

Robbie the Shetland Sheepdog was plagued by problems in his hind legs before he was given his artificial feet. Owners had feared they would have to put the 11-year-old pooch – who suffers with Cushing’s disease – to sleep after surgery, painkillers and … Continue reading at express.co.uk

10 Most Loyal Dogs - Is Yours On The List?

The Shetland Sheepdog also recognized as the "Sheltie", initially began its existence as a little Scottish herding dog stock. You will see they have a strong similarity with the Collie though the Shetland Sheepdog is smaller. People said that this dog …Shetland Sheepdog Continue reading at dogisto.com

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Dog with robotic legs walks after pioneering treatment

A vet has transformed a dog’s life by giving him futuristic robotic legs so he can walk again. Robbie, an 11-year-old Shetland sheepdog, had been a regular patient at the vets for five years, suffering from problems including paw injuries, skin tumours and … Continue reading at itv.com

Intern Saves Dog From Death After Unusual Discovery

An intern saves a dog who became mysteriously ill at the last minute after the owners of a 10-year-old Shetland Sheepdog him to the veterinarian after they noticed he had become lethargic and unwilling to eat. The dog, named Ollie, went through … Continue reading at newsoxy.com

Bionic Legs Turn Ailing Sheepdog Into ‘Robo-Dog’

An 11-year-old Shetland sheepdog named “Robbie” has been nicknamed “Robo-Dog” thanks to a pair of new bionic legs. Robbie recently received the prosthetic hind legs after a series of , including paw injuries, skin tumors and orthopedic … Continue reading at huffingtonpost.com

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Vet student saves dog from death row by finding a tick

A vet student has come to the rescue of a paralysed dog about to be put down in Portland, Oregon. Ollie, a ten-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, returned home from a camping trick unusually weak and was taken straight to DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital by … Continue reading at 9news.com.au

Britain’s Got Talent’s Lincolnshire star Trip Hazard ready for moment in limelight

Animal lover Lucy likewise includes four other dogs – two Foxy and Indy, with whom she auditioned on the ITV show last year, Shetland Sheepdog Ash and Smooth Collie Trent, as well as two moggies, but Trip is her first little dog – measuring just … Continue reading at lincolnshireecho.co.uk

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Robbie to Robo-dog: Sevenoaks vet gets pet walking again

The 11-year-old Shetland sheepdog has been a regular patient at Pennard Vets in Eardley Road for five years. He has needed a lot of treatment for a host of problems including paw injuries, dental disease, skin tumours, and now orthopaedic issues in his … Continue reading at sevenoakschronicle.co.uk

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