3D Printing Innovations Are Good News For Animals, Too

3D Printing Innovations Are Good News For Animals, Too

Pets lives are being changed with some smart use of 3D-printed prosthetic limbs

Rachel Pincus
  • 7 january 2015

Prosthetics were always expensive and a difficult sell when it came to animals because their bone structure of those we keep as pets – even just the dogs alone – varies so widely. And quality of life is even more dependent on mobility for animals, since they don’t exactly get the same pleasure as us out of sitting on the couch watching cat videos and eating Doritos. 3D printing, however, has opened up a new world of possibility – a second lease on life – for many disabled pets and their people.

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