Season 32, Episode 8 My Bionic Pet

First Aired: April 9, 2014

A look at disabled animals that are being helped by prosthetics. Included: Roofus, a blind golden retriever with deformed front legs that walks thanks to specialized prosthetics; Driftwood, a border collie puppy with artificial hind feet; and Mr. Stubbs, an alligator with a rubber tail. The documentary also profiles people who are helping such creatures, including Florida veterinarian Len Lucero, who built a wheeled harness for a piglet that was born with unusable back legs.

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