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USA: Meet Nimble, the puppy fighting for new legs

United States, Glendale
March 20, 2015 at 04:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Nimble, a 16-week-old Chihuahua-Pomeranian mix born with partial legs, continued to recover in Glendale, California, Thursday.

The puppy had a birth defect causing her legs to become necrotic, which increased the likelihood of her being put down not long after she was born. Nimble’s mother also rejected her due to her disability and the owners were at a loss about what to do. However, when veterinary technician Christine Broyles from the Hillcrest Pet Hospital saw her, it was love at first sight. She decided to adopt Nimble and has now started a social media campaign to raise funds to get 3D printed legs for the puppy once she is old enough.

Several companies from California and Florida have contacted Christine stating their support for Nimble.

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Nimble, a 16-week-old Chihuahua-Pomeranian mix born with partial legs, continued to recover in Glendale, California, Thursday.

The puppy had a birth defect causing her legs to become necrotic, which increased the likelihood of her being put down not long after she was born. Nimble’s mother also rejected her due to her disability and the owners were at a loss about what to do. However, when veterinary technician Christine Broyles from the Hillcrest Pet Hospital saw her, it was love at first sight. She decided to adopt Nimble and has now started a social media campaign to raise funds to get 3D printed legs for the puppy once she is old enough.

Several companies from California and Florida have contacted Christine stating their support for Nimble.

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