Video: Wheelchair hound in Colorado Springs needs home

By: Jerilee Bennett
January 15, 2014 Updated: January 16, 2014 at 6:47 am
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When Oso came to the Humane Society, he was struggling to get around in a homemade wheelchair. The three-year-old Bassett Hound mix was hit by a motorcycle and doesn't have the use of his back legs. Oso was brought to the Humane Society from a partner rescue in Southern Colorado. Now he has a new wheelchair built just for him and he's ready to be adopted by just the right owner. Because of his disability, Oso has to wear a diaper that needs to be changed 3-4 times a day. He has adapted well to the wheelchair and can chase a tennis ball and go for a walk like any other dog. He plays with a tennis ball with a staff member of the Humane Society on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. For a closer look at Oso in action, there's an online video that is informational about the care that is needed to take care of this dog. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Will you take Oso home?

When the 3-year-old Bassett Hound mix came to the Humane Society, he was struggling to get around in a homemade wheelchair. Oso was hit by a motorcycle and doesn't have the use of his back legs.

Oso was brought to the Humane Society from a partner rescue in Southern Colorado. Now he has a new wheelchair built just for him and he's ready to be adopted by just the right owner.

Because of his disability, Oso has to wear a diaper that needs to be changed 3-4 times a day. He has adapted well to the wheelchair and can chase a tennis ball and go for a walk like any other dog.

For more information on adopting Oso, visit hsppr.org, call 473-1741 or stop by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Lane.

For more information on adopting Oso, visit hsppr.org, call 473-1741 or stop by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Lane.
Read more at http://gazette.com/basset-hound-that-was-hit-by-motorcycle-in-need-of-wheels-love-new-home/article/1511129#bSimLhzedB2uB7Wf.99

For more on Oso, click here.

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