WATCH: Athens County Puppy With No Front Legs Learning To Use 3D-Printed Wheelchair

Photo by Crystal Richmond |

Story excerpt provided by WBNS-10TV.

That is the attitude Tumbles, a six-week-old terrier mix, seems to have as he learns to navigate life with a tiny wheelchair.

Karen Pilcher, the Rescue Coordinator for Friends of the Shelter Dogs in Athens, Ohio tells 10TV Tumbles was born to a dog belonging to a neighbor of a volunteer with the organization.

The volunteer checked on the dogs and noticed Tumbles was having trouble getting to the mother for food because he was born without front legs…

…The wheelchair was eventually made by the Ohio University Innovation Center using a 3D-printer…

Click here to watch the video, and read more in The Post.

Originally published November 14, 2015.

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