A black puppy with white markings melted hearts Thursday morning at Denver Animal Shelter while he scampered around without a care in the world.
The playful pup — Rex, named for his T. Rex-like posture — was born with a congenital deformity that stopped his front legs just below the joint.
The border collie mix hops around on his hind legs, but not for much longer. Thanks to generous donations, the Aurora pup will soon be able to run, play and chase to his little heart’s content.
Eddie’s Wheels for Pets spent four weeks engineering a special $500 cart for Rex to act as his front legs and improve his mobility and quality of life.
With or without the device, Rex is a joyous pooch.
“He has no idea he’s different,” said Cameron Schumacher, Rex’s dad-to-be.
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