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Dog Can Finally Run Thanks to 3D-Printed Legs

Derby catches a break with the right foster mom
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 17, 2014 5:14 PM CST

(Newser) – Derby the dog is winning new converts to the concept of 3D printing. Derby is a husky mix who was born last year with deformed front paws, reports BuzzFeed. Lucky for him, an employee of a company called 3D Systems in Massachusetts took him in as a foster dog and eventually hit upon the idea of printing him new front legs. The result of Tara Anderson's idea has become a YouTube smash, notes the Dodo. Derby, incidentally, has been permanently adopted by a family. (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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