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Pawsitivity: Tenth standard students help return amputee dogs to health

A detailed design was developed and a silicone 3D printer helped them reach the basic form of their prototype

Swarnami Mondal  |  New Delhi 

Ellie, a ten-month-old dog lost two of her front paws when she was a puppy. With the help of prosthetic paws, Ellie no longer limps but romps around with a sheepish grin. Its almost like a Christmas miracle, being gifted the ability to walk...

It was a group of tenth standard girls from Shiv Nadar School who gave Ellie the gift to walk. They developed a forelimb for another dog, Delna who is an amputee as well. As part of a school project which involved designing a technology-based solution for a real-life problem, a team 'Pawsitivity' comprising students Arushi Shah, Navya Aggarwal, ...

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First Published: Sat, December 28 2019. 20:53 IST
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